Working Collaboratively towards Digital Inclusion

The pandemic peeled blinders from our eyes exposing ways people are excluded from digital opportunities like learning, employment, telehealth.  These are linked to digital access including internet access, devices, apps,…
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The Learning First Alliance (LFA), selects Keith R. Krueger, CAE, CEO of CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) as chair of its Board of Directors for the 2021-22 term, which begins July 1

The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has elected Keith R. Krueger, CAE, CEO of CoSN (the…
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I’ve been thinking about… Data Systems and Our LGBTQ+ Students, Parents and Staff

As Chair of CoSN’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and a former Chief Technology and Information Officer, I’ve been thinking about school district student and staff data. In particular, how…
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If you have these initials (CETL) – what’s that really mean?

You are a Certified Education Technology Leader!  This certification is offered through CoSN (Consortium for School Networking).  Anyone who is successful in leading school technology knows “it takes a village”…
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Cybersecurity Remains EdTech Leaders’ No. 1 Priority in 2021 –Focus on Digital Equity and Access Grows

 CoSN today released its 2021 EdTech Leadership Survey Report, which includes IT leadership and infrastructure findings to give school districts and policymakers a holistic understanding of the K-12 IT landscape.…
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Using Data to Inform Practice

As we approach the end of a school year in which we continued to grapple with the challenges of educating our students during a pandemic, it is a natural time…
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EdTech Community Continues Conversation on 2021 Policy Priorities with FCC and Department of Education

More than 80 education technology leaders from 37 states yesterday returned virtually for meetings in Washington, D.C. with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Department of Education (ED) policymakers to discuss…
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CoSN Honors EdTech Champions Driving Innovation in U.S. School Districts During 2021 Annual Conference

CoSN today announced this year’s education technology award winners during its Annual Conference. The 2021 winners are individuals and groups that are driving innovative teaching and learning in school districts…
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CoSN’s EdTech Leader Certification Program Is First of Its Kind to Earn Accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies

CoSN today announced that its Certified Education Technology Leader™ (CETL®) program has earned accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), making it the first program of its kind…
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How Ontario’s Cutting-edge Education System Aims to Improve Learning for All Students with Technology

CoSN today released a new report, Equity at Scale, highlighting key takeaways from its senior leadership’s recent trip to Ontario, Canada (Dec. 2-6, 2019) to learn more about the province’s…
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