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Volunteering is a great way to contribute to a cause you care deeply about — improving learning and teaching through education technology. If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, please email membership@cosn.org.

Please Note: You must be a current CoSN Member in order to volunteer with CoSN.

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CoSN volunteers expand their professional networks and boost their resumes by joining one of our dynamic committees or educator advisory panels. Tap into our vibrant network, share your expertise, and shape our activities going forward. Please note that volunteer spots are limited and the committee you apply for might not be available. Opportunities for involvement do open up throughout the year; email membership@cosn.org if you are interested in volunteering.

Opportunities to serve:

CoSN Committees

  • Advocacy Auction
  • Awards
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Independent, Charter, and Parochial Schools  NEW
  • Institutional Services
  • Large School District
  • Meetings and Events
  • Professional Advancement
  • Small District Technology Leadership
  • Standards & Technical
  • CTO Certification Governance Committee

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CoSN Councils

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Council: Oversees professional development for CTOs.

Educator Advisory Panels

Educator Advisory Panels are only eligible for educator members of CoSN, as well as sponsors of the initiative.

Empowered Superintendent: Helps superintendents explore why they should care about technology and how it can advance their district’s mission, with the aim of forging stronger partnerships between superintendents and CTOs.

Leadership for Mobile Learning: Addresses the capacity of district leadership to overcome barriers and develop policies to effectively use mobile devices in schools.

Protecting Privacy in Connected LearningBalances the benefits of technology advances with the need to protect student privacy and data.

Small Schools Ed Tech Leadership: Provides resources and collaboration for technology leaders working in school districts with fewer than 2,500 students, including charter and private schools with small enrollment.

Smart Ed Networks by Design (SEND): Provides resources, guidance, and a community surrounding key issues in network design.

SmartIT: Helps district leaders succeed in today's challenging economy by learning how to do more with less. The ongoing economic crisis actually presents not just challenges, but also tremendous opportunities to refresh technology strategy and operations.

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