Leadership and Vision

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 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.

‘Giant Leap’ Forward with ConnectED

Washington, DC (June 6, 2013) – Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), today praised President Obama’s launch of ConnectED – a national education initiative to connect 99 percent of America’s students to the Internet. President Obama announced the endeavor today at North Carolina’s Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD). MGSD Superintendent Dr. Mark Edwards is a member of CoSN’s Board of Directors.

Twenty-One Districts Join ‘Teaming for Transformation II’

Washington, DC (August 27, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that 21 K-12 school districts will collaborate in Teaming for Transformation: Leading Digital Conversion for Student Learning II. Beginning now through CoSN’s 19th Annual Conference in March 2014, participating districts will work together to improve student-centered learning in classrooms nationwide.

CoSN Releases Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition Toolkit

San Antonio, TX (June 24, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released The CoSN Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition Toolkit at ISTE 2013 in San Antonio, TX. The Toolkit, which accompanies the New Media Consortium’s (NMC) recently released NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition, provides district technology leaders, policymakers and other key education stakeholders with insight and guidelines to facilitate a conversation on leveraging emerging technologies to advance 21st century teaching and learning.

CoSN Enlists New York as Newest State Chapter

Washington, DC (July 29, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that New York is the association’s 16th state chapter nationwide. Led by the New York State Association for Computers and Technology in Education (NYSCATE), the new chapter is charged with advancing the role of district technology leadership and transformative learning environments across the state.

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