Event Type: 
CTO Clinics

2016 New Hampshire CTO Clinic

State Chapter Sponsor: 
Empowered Leadership
Friday, May 13, 2016

Church Landing at Mills Falls
312 Daniel Webster Hwy
Meredith, NH 03253

Please join CoSN and the New Hampshire CTO Council for our second annual CTO Clinic at beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee to discuss pressing ed tech issues and share best practices from a local perspective.
Theme: Empowered Leadership Leveraging Technology to Bring Change
District leaders can make or break educational technology initiatives. They are responsible for ensuring that their school districts embrace transformative digital learning, while balancing student privacy and efficient data management. Technology leadership is a continuously evolving role. CoSN collaborates with district leaders to assess their challenges and increase their capacity to lead technology efforts. The NH Clinic will bring together leaders from around New Hampshire to discuss pressing issues in information technology and further build their knowledge, skills, and confidence.


The New Hampshire CTO Clinic is free for CoSN members and just $49 for non-members. Online registration is now closed but please join us at the program and you can register when you arrive.
Keynote Speaker: Keith R. Krueger
Keith is CEO of CoSN, a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice for K-12 school system technology leaders nationwide. CoSN’s mission is to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments. In 2008, Keith was selected by eSchool News as one of ten people who have had a profound impact on educational technology over the last decade.
Steve Smith, CIO Cambridge Public Schools, has twenty years of CIO/CTO experience in both rural and urban, large and small, school districts in New England. Currently an active member of CoSN and METAA. Recently Steve has spent a great deal of time navigating student privacy issues. Steve has represented both Maine and Massachusetts on the National Forum on Education Statistics and is a member of the Forum's Education Data Privacy Working Group. In addition, Steve is a contributing member to the CoSN Trusted Learning Environment project as well as the A4L International Consortium for Student Data Privacy.
Pam McLeod, Director of Technology, Concord School District. Data consistency between systems is paramount to operating efficiently and maintaining your sanity. Students and staff should also have as few passwords as possible to memorize. Learn how Concord School District has cleaned up and connected various systems together, including SIS, Active Directory, website, GAFE, Office 365 (Intranet), Financial/HR, MDM (iPads), library systems, health management systems, and OERs. We will also discuss use of identity management tools such as Clever, SIF, LDAP, ADFS, and PowerSchool ISV.


Hotel and Travel: 

A very limited number of guest rooms are being held for clinic attendees at a rate of $179 through 4/12/2016. Reservations can be made by phone at 1-800-622-6455 and identifying yourself as a participant of the Consortium of School Networking/NH CTO. To make a reservation online, please go to www.millfalls.com and enter group code 20X00R.