Member Spotlight

CoSN: E-rate Modernization Requires ‘Long-Term, Sufficient’ Funding

Washington, DC (June 20, 2014) – CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) CEO Keith Krueger today responded to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to modernize the E-rate program:

May 8th Event to Explore the Impact of K-12 District Technology Leaders

Washington, DC (May 2, 2014) – On Thursday, May 8, in Lincolnshire, IL, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the Educational Technology Council of Illinois (ETC-IL), and Tech & Learning will hold a chief technology officer (CTO) clinic on the development of district technology leaders and the critical importance of technology programs.

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.

CoSN Honors Katy ISD with 2012 TEAM Award for Tireless Ed Tech Leadership, Innovative Initiatives

Washington, DC (March 7, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today presented its 2012 TEAM Award to the Katy Independent School District, located in Katy, TX. Each year during its annual conference, CoSN recognizes a team of technology leaders in a U.S. K-12 school district for using technology in an impactful way to help reimagine the classroom. Katy ISD was selected as this year’s recipient for enhancing teaching and learning through its proven technology infrastructure and strong partnership with parents, teachers and school leaders.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Associate Superintendent Harold Rowe Recipient of CoSN’s 2012 Withrow Award

Washington, DC (March 7, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that Harold Rowe, the Associate Superintendent for Technology and School Services at Houston, TX-based Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD), is the winner of its 2012 Withrow Award. Rowe was honored for his visionary leadership in leveraging technology to transcend education throughout the district.