Ed Tech Headlines

CoSN Releases New Report, “Online Communities of Practice: Ecosystems for Professional Growth”

Washington, DC (May 23, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released an EdTechNext Report, titled “Online Communities of Practice: Ecosystems for Professional Growth.” The latest in CoSN’s EdTechNext Report series on cutting-edge trends in education technology, the report explores how these online communities are making an impact on K-12 educators and helping to inspire innovation in teaching and learning.

CoSN Announces Call for Presentations for 2013 Annual Conference: “Audacious Leadership”

Washington, DC (June 18, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that it is accepting presentations for its 18th Annual Conference, themed “Audacious Leadership.” CoSN is accepting submissions related to the conference’s theme now until the July 16, 2012, deadline. CoSN’s 2013 Annual Conference will take place March 11-13, 2012, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel in San Diego, CA.

NMC, CoSN, and ISTE Release the Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition and the CoSN Horizon Report Toolkit at ISTE 2012

San Diego, CA (June 26, 2012) — The New Media Consortium (NMC), the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and the International Society for Technology in Education have released the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition and are releasing the accompanying CoSN Horizon Report: 2012 K-12 Edition Toolkit in a special session at the ISTE 2012 Conference.

TETA Becomes CoSN’s 14th State Chapter

Washington, DC (July 30, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced a partnership with the Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA), effectively forming CoSN’s 14th state chapter. TETA, with its 19-year history of working with technology educators in Tennessee, will help advance CoSN’s mission of empowering education leaders to leverage technology to transform teaching and learning.

CoSN CEO Discusses Technology Access Gap Facing School Districts Nationwide

Washington, DC (January 2, 2013) – Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) CEO Keith Krueger appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss the importance of closing the technology access gap inside and outside of schools – a primary goal of CoSN's 2012-2015 strategic plan. Krueger’s interview is airing on CNN Headline News for one week through January 6.

‘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.