CoSN Role



Steve Langford is the Chief Information Officer for the Beaverton School District, serving 40,000 students and their families. Steve has served in technology leadership roles over the past 32 years, both in K-12 and higher education institutions. In addition to the CoSN Board, Steve serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE), the Oregon/Washington CoSN State Chapter.

Since attending his first CoSN Annual Conference in 2013, Steve has served on numerous CoSN committees, including the Chief Technology Officers Council, Standards and Interoperability, and Cyber Security.

Steve joined the CoSN Board of Directors in 2015 and for a number of years, served as a co-chair of the Annual Conference. He has also served for many years on the Finance and Audit committee. In 2021, Steve began his term as Board Chair for CoSN.

Steve has also served on a number of state and regional committees focusing on technology, security, student data privacy, and digital equity issues. He is passionate about the ability of technology to transform teaching and learning and also the business functions of K-12 school systems. Steve is a frequent speaker on technology and leadership issues. He has a Masters of Educational Technology from Pepperdine University.