Prioritizing the Privacy Work for the Technology-Enabled School District

In the midst of important discussions on data privacy and security taking place across the nation, school leaders can easily forget how and why we adopted the array of applications…
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Oklahoma Expands CoSN’s Local Reach in the United States

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today announced the addition of Oklahoma as the organization’s newest state chapter. This grows CoSN’s reach to 30 states nationwide.   The Oklahoma Council…
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Small and Large School Systems Recognized for Commitment to Student Data Privacy

 CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today announced two new recipients of the national Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal: Virginia’s Loudoun County Public Schools and Alabama’s Satsuma City Schools. Both…
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Improving Your Chances as a School CTO Candidate (Part 2)

Last time we talked about two high-­‐level skill sets schools look for in a CTO: capacity to manage change, and capacity to lead all areas of technology. Now we’ll examine…
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“Predicting” the Future of EdTech

As 2018 starts, I get lots of questions about what are the “most important” technologies and trends that will impact learning.  As head of the Consortium for School Networking, CoSN,…
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Improving Your Chances as a School CTO Candidate (Part 1)

The 2018-2019 school CTO hiring season is upon us. Until recently, next year’s jobs often didn’t post until spring. Now, greater expectations of the CTO role and competition for candidates…
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School Infrastructure Report: Strong Gains in Broadband Connectivity, But Challenges Persist

Majority of school districts today (85 percent) fully meet the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) short-term goal for broadband connectivity of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students. However, recurring costs remain the…
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Personalized Learning with Micro-credentials

CoSN supports edtech leaders who are dedicated to continued growth in their capacity to improve students’ learning with innovative, digital environments. We work to improve the human capacity of school…
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On Guard: CoSN Updates Cybersecurity Resources for School Technology Leaders

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today released a modernized Cybersecurity Initiative to help school technology leaders protect against this 21st century threat. As part of the update, CoSN developed…
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