Member Spotlight

Great Profile of CoSN Member Klein ISD

K-12 Blueprint recently published a great profile of Klein ISD, a CoSN member in Harris County, Texas. Klein is one of our biggest member districts – it currently features nearly 50,000 students spread among 45 schools, and is still growing. Each of those students is benefiting from Klein’s pursuit of 1:1 learning; its high school students all use HP or Fujitso convertible tablets and learn in classrooms equipped with additional devices.

SIHS Spotlight (Part 2 of 3): Getting our Official Internship Papers and Conducting Evaluations

Milena Streen (VP & CIO – Librarian) and Robert Barr (Director of Technology) from Saint Ignatius High School, one of our member schools, are joining us for a 3-part series on how they set up a student internship program and what they’ve learned from it. View Part 1 of the series here and stay tuned for Part 3 ("must-dos") next week!

Saint Ignatius High School's Internship Program (Part 1 of 3)

At CoSN, we’re all about professional development for ed tech leaders. One of our member schools, Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, provides it in a powerful and unique way: with a student internship program for future leaders! Milena Streen (VP & CIO – Librarian) and Robert Barr (Director of Technology) from SIHS are joining us for a 3-part series on how they set up the program and what they’ve learned from it. 

Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3 of Milena and Rob’s thoughts on the internship program next week!

Virginia Named CoSN’s 18th State Chapter

Washington, DC (April 9, 2014) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced its 18th U.S. state chapter: the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) CoSN Council. 

As a CoSN state chapter, the VSTE CoSN Council will drive K-12 education technology efforts on the state level, working with other chapter leaders – from New York to California – to share best practices and advocate for district technology leaders. 

CoSN Honors 2014 Technology Leadership Awardees

Washington, DC (March 24, 2014) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) bestowed the association’s 2014 Withrow National Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Award on Keith Bockwoldt, CETL, Director of Technology Services for Township High School District 214 in Illinois, and its 2014 Team Award on Kent School District in Washington. Both honorees received the awards at CoSN’s 2014 Annual Conference for their exceptional, transformative K-12 education technology efforts and achievements.

Nominate Exceptional District Technology Leadership for #CoSN14 Awards

Washington, DC (September 25, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that it is accepting nominations for the association’s 2014 Withrow Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Award and Team Award. Scheduled to be presented at the CoSN 2014 Annual Conference, March 19-22 in Washington, DC, the awards recognize exemplary, visionary leadership by a CTO and a school system team, respectively. CoSN welcomes all nominations, including self-nominations, and will accept submissions through November 22.