Great Minds Discuss Ideas

We heard you!  Large districts have unique challenges.  NEW this fall, CoSN has created a new event for the edtech community. The Great Minds Series! CoSN has offered large district…
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K12 Risk Assessments – What have We Learned?

In 2020, CoSN partnered with Security Studio (S2) to develop a free, entry-level risk assessment designed explicitly for K12 schools. This blog highlights what we have learned between May 2020…
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Ready or Not, Here it Comes! Take time to reflect on the lessons learned last year to create improved learning experiences for all students.

Some of life’s best lessons are learned in the worst of times.  ~Ani DeFranco   If there ever was a time for innovation and implementation of new technology tools and…
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K12 Edtech Innovators Needed!

Collaboration is key when it comes to change that really matters. For the last four years, CoSN assembles an international advisory board of educators, edtech leaders, and changemakers to inform…
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Tick Tock – Time’s Running Out to Apply for ECF!

The window to file an application for the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Funds closes on August 13, 2021. Schools and libraries can apply for financial support to purchase laptops and…
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Real People – Real Challenges – Real Solutions

Desert Sands Unified School District (CA), is a leader in educational technology, digital equity, and innovation. I had the great opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Kelly May Vollmar Ed.D.,…
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2021 CoSN Back-to-School Survey Reveals Increase in School District Technology Funding

 CoSN today released its 2021 EdTech Trends Survey Report, highlighting that the majority of school district technology leaders reported IT budgets larger than last year, with curriculum software/subscriptions and cybersecurity…
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Looking to Expand your Expertise? Check out CoSN’s Fall Learning Opportunities

As a lifelong learner, I am thrilled to be the newest member of the CoSN team. Our team and its members provide significant support for technology leaders K-12 institutions. In…
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Using Leasing to Support your Technology and Budget Strategies

Leasing presents an opportunity for school systems to maintain up-to-date technology equipment and build consistent upgrade and replacement cycles into their technology strategy without significant capital expenses.   A fixed monthly…
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Are you a CTO that’s new to the role or know someone who is? Be sure to read this!

In CoSN’s newest Podcast, I discussed my experience with the Early Career K-12 CTO Academy. I am a graduate of the 2020-21 Academy cohort. We discussed my experience, including the…
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