Event Type: 
CTO Clinics

2016 New York CTO Clinic

Friday, May 13, 2016
205 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
Please join CoSN and NYSCATE for the third annual New York CTO Clinic. The event will bring together leaders from around the state and the region to discuss pressing topics in education technology.
  • Free for the first CoSN/NYSCATE from a district, and $99 for each additional person from that district
  • $149 for non-members

Online registration is now closed but we invite you to attend and register onsite.

Curious about the clinic? View the program to get an idea of what you can expect in May.

view the PROGRAM


Linnette Attai
Linnette Attai is the founder of PlayWell, LLC, a compliance consulting firm that guides companies and educators in the US and overseas through the regulation and industry self-regulation surrounding digital and mobile privacy, user safety, security, product development, content, advertising and marketing.  Linnette has over 20 years of experience in the compliance industry, with special expertise in the education and entertainment sectors. She is an expert in data privacy regulation, including COPPA, FERPA, PPRA, SOPIPA and more.  She currently serves as Project Director for CoSN’s Privacy Initiative, and is an adjunct professor of marketing at the Fordham University Graduate School of Business and The New School.
Keith Bockwoldt
Keith Bockwoldt is Director of Technology Services for Township High School District 214 in Arlington Heights, IL., which serves more than 12,000 students. His District covers more than 67 square miles, has six comprehensive high schools, three special program schools and a large community education program. Keith has more than 17 years of experience working in the field of education. As a visionary leader, he is a champion for public education and the infusion of instructional technology with a focus on innovation. With support from the District’s Board of Education and superintendent, Keith played a pivotal role in the District’s move to a 1:1 learning environment and digital transformation. Under his leadership, the District has received many awards, both locally and nationally. His District was honored by hosting a National School Boards Association (NSBA) Technology Site Visit focused on mobile learning in 2013 and will be hosting CoSN's Teaming for Transformation site visit in Fall 2016. The District has also placed in the top five in Digital School Districts for the last seven years recognized by the NSBA and the Center for Digital Education. Keith is also the 2014 CoSN’s Withrow CTO Award winner which recognizes an exceptional district CTO who serves as a true technology champion and whose leadership has been transformative for their school system.

Rob Abel
Rob Abel is an educational researcher, high tech industry veteran and successful entrepreneur leading digital education innovation for over 20 years.  He is a frequent presenter and panelist on educational technology and ICT in education around the world. Since 2006 he has been the Chief Executive of the IMS Global Learning Consortium, which has grown to one of the world’s leading member-based standards consortia.  He has also been instrumental in founding the Learning Impact Awards (LIAs), the world’s first competition focused on impact of technology on key global education challenges.  Rob holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding Graduate University, a Masters degree in Management from Stanford, a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a Baccalaureate degree in Computational Physics from Carnegie Mellon University.


Reg Leichty
With over two decades of policy and legal experience, Reg advises national education associations, state education agencies, school districts, nonprofit leaders, and companies about federal education, student data privacy, and technology law. Among other areas, his work includes a focus on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He also counsels a wide range of entities about how to work effectively with Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Federal Communications Commission, and frequently speaks and writes about emerging policy and legal issues in education reform. Prior to co-founding Foresight Law + Policy, Reg practiced law for over a decade with two national law firms, and served as telecommunications, technology, and privacy counsel for U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson of Florida, and as a telecommunications and technology advisor to former Senator Bob Kerrey of Nebraska. 

Reg received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. and his bachelor's degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He is a member of the Washington, D.C. and Virginia Bars, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Federal Communications Bar Association.  He lives with his wife and two children in Arlington, Virginia.

Hotel and Travel: 
Radisson Albany Hotel
205 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-333-3333. Request the NY CTO Clinic rate of $104 plus tax per night. Or online using promo code: SCHNET