Chief Technology Officer
IT Management Leader To Learn From Making Technology Work for Schools
As the technology director in the Vail School District in Vail, Ariz., Mark Breen’s tech savvy and deep understanding of what principals need has simplified the technology educators need to do their jobs and freed up time for them to focus on students. He is recognized as a 2020 Leader To Learn From.
IT Management Austin CTO Kevin Schwartz Speaks: 5 Ed-Tech Problems and Solutions
The school district tech chief talks about helping educators avoid common mistakes, pumping up usage levels for ed-tech tools, getting tech and curriculum folks to talk to each other, and more.
IT Management Quiz Quiz Yourself: What Are the Biggest Challenges for Ed-Tech Leaders?
Quiz Yourself: What are some of the responsibilities of K-12 Chief Technology Officers? And what are some of their biggest challenges?
Classroom Technology Leader To Learn From Smart Ed-Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom
Joseph Williams, the technology director in California’s Perris Union High School District, demands fast responses to IT problems and insists on keeping close connections to teaching and learning by sitting in on lessons and coaching his colleagues. He is recognized as a 2017 Leader To Learn From.
IT Management Video Smart Ed Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom
Joseph Williams, the technology director in California’s Perris Union High School District, demands fast responses to IT problems and insists on keeping close connections to teaching and learning by sitting in on lessons and coaching his colleagues. Williams oversees a $3.2 million technology budget that supports Chromebooks for all 10,700 students, has dramatically expanded opportunities for students and staff to learn computer science, and provides “maker spaces” for hands-on student building and creation. “What I didn’t want to do was try to effect change by riding a desk,” Williams says. “I needed to be able to lead from the classroom.” This video was produced as part of Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From project, recognizing outstanding school district leaders from around the country. More at http://leaders.edweek.org
Classroom Technology Leader To Learn From With Patient Approach, Houston Sets Bar for Digital Transformation
Under Superintendent Terry B. Grier and Chief Technology Information Officer Lenny J. Schad, Houston's high school students will be equipped with laptops and secondary schools will use digital-only instructional materials. They are recognized as 2015 Leaders To Learn From.