Global Leadership

CoSN 2012: Reimagine Learning

Washington, DC (January 19, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) will hold its 17th Annual Conference – CoSN 2012: Reimagine Learning – March 5-7, 2012, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Attendees will hear from public and private sector education thought leaders and experts on ways to leverage today’s constantly evolving technology landscape to transcend the classroom.

CoSN 2012 Pre- and Post-Conference Events to Explore Ways to Advance Ed Tech Leadership in the 21st Century

Washington, DC (February 1, 2012) – From aligning technology and academic curricula to preparing for online common core assessments, the Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN’s) pre- and post-annual conference events will cover key topics to help empower K-12 education decision makers with the strategies and tools needed to effectively advance education technology leadership in their schools and school districts.

2012 UNESCO & CoSN International Symposium to Explore Potential Mobile Learning Holds to Transform Education

Washington, DC (February 16, 2012) – As of last year, there were more than five billion mobile phone subscriptions in the world, including most, if not all, educators in developed and developing countries. However, many schools still forbid mobile phone use, citing it as a disruptive and distracting tool in the classroom.

CoSN’s 17th Annual Conference Brings Together Ed Tech Leaders to Reimagine the 21st Century Classroom

Washington, DC (March 12, 2012) – Last week, leading educators, education technology experts, and thought leaders from across North America and around the world convened in Washington, DC, for the Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN’s) 17th Annual Conference (March 5-7), which coincided with the association’s 20th anniversary.

CoSN, UNESCO Release Working Papers on Mobile Learning

Washington, DC (April 26, 2012) – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today released two North America working papers on mobile learning.  The papers, written by UNESCO in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), are titled “Turning on Mobile Learning in North America” and “Mobile Learning for Teachers in North America: Exploring the Potential of Mobile Technologies to Support Teachers and Improve Practice.” They are part of UNESCO’s larger Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning, which scans the globe to provide concrete exam

CoSN Releases, “Opening Doors with ICT: Report of the CoSN Delegation to South America”

Washington, DC (May 9, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released a report on its recent senior-level delegation to Uruguay and Argentina. The report, titled Opening Doors with ICT: Report of the CoSN Delegation to South America, discusses the delegation’s November 2011 visit to K-12 schools in Uruguay and Argentina and offers key takeaways from the experience that the U.S.

TETA Becomes CoSN’s 14th State Chapter

Washington, DC (July 30, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced a partnership with the Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA), effectively forming CoSN’s 14th state chapter. TETA, with its 19-year history of working with technology educators in Tennessee, will help advance CoSN’s mission of empowering education leaders to leverage technology to transform teaching and learning.

Registration Open for 2013 Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit, April 10-11

Washington, DC (January 31, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), in conjunction with the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Ed Tech Government Forum, today announced that registration is open for the 2013 Washington Education Technology Policy Summit, which will be held April 10-11 at the Four Points by Sheraton and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.