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CoSN Accepting Applications for Inaugural Administration of CETL Certification Exam

Washington, DC (January 23, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is now accepting applications for the first-ever administration of its Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) Certification Exam, which will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2012, prior to the CoSN Annual Conference 2012 kickoff in Washington, DC.

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.
 

Consortium for School Networking Awards First-Ever CETL Certifications to 32 Ed Tech Leaders

Washington, DC (April 12, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is pleased to announce the names of 32 education technology professionals who have earned the Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL)sm designation. These CETLs are the first to take and pass a rigorous two-part certification exam demonstrating that they have mastered the knowledge and skills needed to bring 21st century technology to our K-12 school systems.

CoSN Releases New Report, “Online Communities of Practice: Ecosystems for Professional Growth”

Washington, DC (May 23, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released an EdTechNext Report, titled “Online Communities of Practice: Ecosystems for Professional Growth.” The latest in CoSN’s EdTechNext Report series on cutting-edge trends in education technology, the report explores how these online communities are making an impact on K-12 educators and helping to inspire innovation in teaching and learning.

ENA Partnering with CoSN on K-12 Technology Leadership Program

Washington, DC (October 9, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that the Education Networks of America (ENA) is partnering with the association on its Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL)TM program – an initiative designed for K-12 chief technology officers (CTOs) to demonstrate their knowledge and skills required to build 21st century teaching and learning environments.

CoSN Accepting Nomination for 2013 Withrow CTO and Team Awards

Washington, DC (October 18, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is now accepting nominations for the association’s 2013 Withrow Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Award and TEAM Award, which annually recognize an individual and a team, respectively, who have demonstrated exceptional technology leadership in K-12 education. Winners will be celebrated at the CoSN 2013 conference on March 10-13, 2013, in San Diego, CA.

CoSN Offering Special Pricing Options for Distinct CETL Program

Washington, DC (April 24, 2013) – To commemorate the first anniversary of the Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL)™ Certification Program, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is offering special pricing options for interested program participants, including reduced exam fees and bulk discounts for exam preparatory materials. Open to all qualified K-12 chief technology officers (CTOs), the CETL program provides participants with an opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to build transformative learning environments.

“Continuously Connected…Constantly Learning” CoSN 2014 Open for Registration and Presentations

Washington, DC (June 10, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today opened registration and is accepting presentations for its 2014 Annual Conference, themed “Continuously Connected…Constantly Learning,” (March 19-22, 2014, Washington, DC). Exploring today’s hyper-connected world and how K-12 leaders can create digital learning ecosystems, the conference will allow education leaders from across the world to share innovative ideas and perspectives on the changing role of education in the 21st century.

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