CoSN Reveals 2021 K-12 Cybersecurity Policy Trends in New Report

Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2022) – CoSN released a new policy report revealing 2021 trends in cybersecurity legislation impacting education and illustrates that cybersecurity concerns continue to be the number one…
Read More

Digital Inclusion: Key to Student Learning for All

The digital divide has long existed, but the global pandemic has illuminated this divide.  In 2020, Common Sense Media and Boston Consulting Group reported that 15-16 million students lacked sufficient…
Read More

Change Management and Organizational Development in Large School Systems

All large districts experience change, whether it be a new leadership structure, budget shifts, or enterprise system implementation. Investing in change management practices and organizational development structures is critical to…
Read More

Reflections on Driving K-12 Innovation

When the opportunity to join the Driving K-12 Innovation Advisory Board for 2022 came across my social media feed, I jumped at the opportunity to support this work. Each year…
Read More

Peer Review Best Practices Report

Since 2016, CoSN has conducted 16 Peer Reviews for school districts around the country. The purpose of this research is to discover commonalities among school districts as well as distinctions…
Read More

Selecting the Right EdTech…Every Time

In a recent panel discussion presented by edWeb.net and sponsored by Veracity Verification Solutions, I was invited to moderate a discussion regarding best practices for evaluating EdTech. It was a…
Read More

The “P” in Project Management = The “P” in People

The “P” in project management should be interchangeable with the “P” in people. That’s because project management is just as much about the people as it is about the project.…
Read More

COVID-19 Back to School Survey Report

To gauge the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, CoSN conducted a short survey of IT Leaders focused on school systems’ needs, expectations and approaches to Fall 2020 Back-to-School. The results…
Read More

Professional Learning Committee

The CoSN Professional Advancement Committee provides oversight and guidance on online courses, webinar series, micro-credentials, and other professional development opportunities. First Name Last Name Organization Richard Platts Chair, Allegheny Intermediate…
Read More

The State of EdTech Leadership 2020

Previously, CoSN has conducted a survey to collect data about the Infrastructure of K-12 School Systems and a separate survey about the IT Leaders who manage them. This year, by…
Read More