Chief Technology Officer
School & District Management Leader To Learn From A Wrestling Coach Pins Down the Education Technology of the Future
A Kansas leader keeps his district abreast of evolutions in broadband and technology—and finds parallels in his role as a wrestling coach.
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.
Curriculum Maker Spaces and Virtual Learning: Ed Tech Leader Q&A
Education technology leaders are increasingly called upon to help prepare students for the future of work. For one Tennessee CTO, that means creating maker spaces and helping students learn online.
Ed-Tech Policy 'We Just Work Our Way Around It.' CTO Challenges in a Rural District
Internet connectivity, recruiting staff, and finding partners to learn from are all big challenges for an ed-tech leader in a district off the coast of Alaska.
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.
Classroom Technology From Data Security to Digital Literacy: The 5 Toughest Tasks for One CTO
Rob Dickson, the executive director of information management services for the Omaha Public Schools, outlines his biggest challenges and lessons learned from this school year.
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?
Privacy & Security Twitter Chat April 9 to Focus on CTO Needs Around Cybersecurity
Tune in to the #edCTOchat on April 9 at 2 p.m. ET for more information about how to fend off K-12 cybersecurity threats and how to handle attacks when they come.
School & District Management 5 Things Superintendents Want Their Chief Technology Officers to Know
Building trust takes technical skills, strong communication, and a willingness to own your failures, said district leaders at the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking.
School & District Management 'Surprise! You're a CTO Now.' 6 Tips for New School Technology Leaders
Being a good K-12 chief technology officer is about a lot more than just strong technical skills, according to a panel at the 2019 Consortium for School Networking conference.
Privacy & Security The Best Defense Against Cyberattacks, From a District CTO
Melissa Tebbenkamp, the director of instructional technology for the Raytown Quality Schools near Kansas City, says her district's biggest cybersecurity risk is "ourselves."