K-12CVAT

What is the K-12CVAT? For K-12 Schools and Districts The K-12 Community Vendor Assessment Tool or K-12CVAT, is a questionnaire framework specifically designed for K-12 schools, districts and education service…
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Parent Orientation: Virtual Open Houses

Parent orientation is not an easy process, as it requires constant communication, a great deal of transparency, and a willingness to meet families where they are. There are additional challenges…
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Advisory Board Members Share 6 Trends & Surprises from the Driving K-12 Innovation Initiative

Education and technology have changed drastically over the past four years. The global pandemic has caused major disruption in education and devastating learning loss for more than half that time,…
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CoSN is a Speak Up Champion Outreach Partner

October 25, 2022 – CoSN announces its strategic partnership with Speak Up, a national research project and a free service to schools and districts everywhere. As a result of this…
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10 Tips & Recommendations to Attracting & Retaining Educators and IT Professionals

Lack of support, low pay, minimal flexibility, burnout, work/life imbalance, better career opportunities – there are a lot of reasons why teachers and IT professionals are leaving education. According to…
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Challenges and Opportunities of Cybersecurity Positions in K-12 Organizations Explored in CoSN-SETDA Resource

Challenges and Opportunities of Cybersecurity Positions in K-12 Organizations Explored in CoSN-SETDA Resource  Report Provides Strategies for Addressing and Staffing Cybersecurity Within School Systems Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2022) –…
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Back to School Blog

This year finally feels more like the typical beginning of school. Breathe, smile, and get ready to focus on your needs! To prepare yourselves and your teams for the ongoing…
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2022 CoSN Back-to-School Survey Reveals Increasing School District Technology Funding for Devices and Cybersecurity

Respondents’ Top Technology Pain Points Include Cybersecurity, Interoperability and Home Connectivity Washington, D.C. (August 23, 2022) – CoSN today released its 2022 EdTech Trends and Funding Survey Report, highlighting that…
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Aldine ISD: Student Home Connectivity Challenges and Opportunities

The need for online remote access to K-12 instruction and learning resources is now integral to the education system. Factors identified in the 2021 CoSN Home Internet Connectivity Study include…
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A Little Standardization Can Be a Big Help

When I hear the term standardization, I immediately think of my dad’s work as a lifelong UAW member in Flint, Michigan. As a line worker in an automotive factory, everything…
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