IT Crisis Prep

New CoSN Survey: School District Technology Leaders Anticipate Funding Challenges Heading Back-to-School This Fall

New CoSN Survey: School District Technology Leaders Anticipate Funding Challenges Heading Back-to-School This Fall
 
Respondents Predict Continued Remote Learning and Highlight the Need for Federal Assistance for At-home Connectivity
 

CoSN Welcomes COVID-19 Stimulus Package’s E-Learning Down Payment

CoSN CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement in support of the Education Stabilization Fund provision of the U.S. COVID-19 stimulus package released by Congress:
 
 
“CoSN applauds Congress for recognizing the need to provide general emergency assistance to school districts across the country, as they work to ensure health and safety, while also supporting teaching and learning, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The K-12 Emergency Fund’s allowable investment in online learning is a helpful first step.

EdTech Community Educates Congress on Policy Priorities in COVID-19 Era

Today more than 60 of the nation’s education technology leaders will virtually meet with Congress, the Department of Education and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss actionable policy priorities that will enable America’s K-12 digital learning transformation. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been timelier for policymakers to understand the requirements for utilizing online learning in an equitable way.
 

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:

10 Great Back-to-School Tools for School Leaders from CoSN

Washington, DC (September 13, 2013) – With the 2013-2014 school year kicking into high gear, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today offered education leaders 10 new and updated resources to leverage technology to enhance teaching and learning. 

1. Make Effective Use of Digital Media to Unlock School Transformation

CoSN Honors Hampton Township School District’s Ed McKaveney and Former Joplin Schools’ Traci House

Washington, DC (March 13, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today named Hampton Township School District (PA) Technology Director Ed McKaveney the association’s 2013 Withrow Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Award recipient and presented former Joplin Schools (MO) Technology Director Traci House with a special information and technology crisis preparedness award.