The CoSN Blog

Martha Crean
September 17, 2021
2020 marked a "record-breaking" year for cyber-attacks against schools and CoSN's 2021 IT leadership surveys found that cybersecurity remains a top concern among chief technology officers across the nation.
Linnette Attai, CoSN Project Director - Data Privacy & Trusted Learning Environment Program
September 14, 2021
Back to school season is in full swing. It’s a time of fresh starts and new beginnings for the entire school district. Of course, past challenges haven’t gone away, but the season serves as a reminder that we can approach old challenges with clear eyes and a new perspective.
Frankie J. Jackson, CETL, NCSP, RTSBA
September 10, 2021
In the business sector, costs and benefits are scrutinized before purchasing occurs. As a result, investment decisions are grounded in verifiable methods with quantifiable variables. But that’s not always the case for EdTech leaders.
Melissa Tebbenkamp, CETL CIO Raytown Quality Schools (MO)
September 7, 2021
Leadership is hard. There are days that it comes with great reward, and others where it stretches you beyond what you thought were your limits . . . and sometimes, leadership helps you find yourself.  
Anthony Kingston, CETL Chief Technology Officer Alabaster City Schools (AL)
August 31, 2021
As with most things, the 12th annual ASU+GSV Summit was put on hold with all our worlds being turned upside down by COVID-19. After a year and a half, it was exciting to learn that the conference would happen again and in person. Participant safety, of course, was the priority.