The Southwest Educational Development Center (SEDC), an educational service center located in Cedar City, Utah, received a grant from the Utah State Office of Education to help educational technology professionals in Utah earn the coveted CoSN Certified
This fall, we teamed with AASA and NSBA to launch Leading the Digital Leap, a joint campaign bringing together superintentendents, district tech leaders, and school boards to strengthen digital learning.
Even though we specialize in American ed tech, we know that the world is increasingly interconnected. To give us the best possible view of the ed tech world, we need to keep in touch with our counterparts abroad and understand how other countries are pursuing 21st century learning.
E-rate reform has been a hot issue in ed tech for the past year, but all the conversations swirling around it can confuse what you really need to know. This summer, the FCC took the next step in E-rate reform, approving important changes to the program.
Who's going to the ISTE Annual Conference in a few weeks? A couple of CoSN staff members are heading down to Atlanta for it, and this week they're hard at work planning out their schedules for the event.
CoSN is a member of the new Connected Learning Alliance. James Bosco, one of the Alliance's members and Professor Emeritus at Western Michigan University, discusses his hopes for the initiative below. Stay tuned for more information!
Representative George Miller (D-CA), a tireless advocate for education technology, announced his retirement earlier this week. As we reflected on Rep. Miller’s accomplishments, we became newly aware of the profound impact he had during his 40 years in politics.
Last week at the White House, President Obama recognized "Champions of Change" from the education field and reiterated the importance of delivering high-speed Internet to schools through his ConnectED initiative:
Our 2013-2014 webinar series kicks off on Tuesday! We're excited to feature an exceptional lineup of speakers who will lead discussions from now through May on cutting-edge issues in education technology.
CTOs' job descriptions in 2013 would have been unthinkable twenty years ago. As technology transforms education and the world, leaders have had to evolve along with it. Keith Krueger, CoSN's CEO, says "In 1992 Price Waterhouse [assessed] that 80 percent of the job of any CIO was technical.
We just opened registration for our 2014 Annual Conference here in Washington, DC. With its theme of Continuously Connected...Constantly Learning, the Conference how K-12 leaders can create digital learning ecosystems in today's hyper-connected world.