School Infrastructure Report: Strong Gains in Broadband Connectivity, But Challenges Persist

Majority of school districts today (85 percent) fully meet the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) short-term goal for broadband connectivity of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students. However, recurring costs remain the most significant barrier for schools in their efforts to increase connectivity, CoSN revealed today in its 2017 Annual Infrastructure Survey Report.

Personalized Learning with Micro-credentials

CoSN supports edtech leaders who are dedicated to continued growth in their capacity to improve students’ learning with innovative, digital environments. We work to improve the human capacity of school systems by providing robust, thoughtful, and relevant professional advancement opportunities. This range from face-to-face events such as the Annual Conference to online courses to CoSN’s Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL®) program.

Reporting from the Digital Leadership Institute for NC Superintendents

CoSN's Empowered Superintendents initiative works to assess superintendents' challenges and increase their capacities to lead technology efforts. As part of our work, we partnered with several other education organizations to host a four-day Digital Leadership Institute for North Carolina superintendents. Lynn Moody, Superintendent of the Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina, shared these thoughts and photos with us after the event.


Polls Are Open — Recognize Tomorrow’s K-12 School Technology Leaders Today

Washington, DC (February 2, 2016) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) and EdScoop today opened the polls for the education community to vote for the “next generation” of school technology leaders.  

With 29 finalists from across the country, the new NextGeneration Leaders Program supports emerging K-12 leaders who are committed to advancing technology in education and taking their careers to the next level.

Going Virtual—Nationally Recognized K-12 Education Technology Leader Certification Expands Digitally

Washington, DC (January 13, 2016) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today launched a virtual course to prepare practicing or aspiring education technology leaders from afar for the Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL®) program exam.  

Under the ‘Spotlight’—Education Technology Trends, Challenges, and Successes to Drive Conversation at 2016 Annual Conference

Washington, DC (December 11, 2015) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today unveiled its “Spotlight Sessions” for the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, DC, from April 4-7. The four sessions will feature interactive conversations with education leaders and experts that address digital equity and access, vision and leadership, and innovation in education.