The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), in partnership with the Texas Association of School Administrators and CoSN’s Texas state affiliate chapter, The Texas K-12 CTO Council, is honored to support the work of current and aspiring superintendents and district leadership teams in leading all aspects of digital learning transformations.
The EmpowerED Superintendent edWebinar Series
Monday, May 10, 2021, 4 p.m. CT
“Creating and Leading Equitable, Effective Learning Systems – Assuring Accessibility for All”
The next episode of the monthly EmpowerED Superintendent Webinar series, co-hosted by CoSN, AASA and edWeb.net, and sponsored by ClassLink, airs on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 4 p.m. Central Time. The May webinar is titled “Creating and Leading Equitable, Effective Learning Systems – Assuring Accessibility for All.” Accessibility has long been an essential principle for delivering equitable educational opportunities for all students, especially those with disabilities or learning differences, English language learners, and students from lower socio-economic communities. This edWebinar features: Dr. Michael Brophy, superintendent of West Valley School District #208, WA; Dr. Nick Polyak, superintendent of Leyden High School District 212, IL; Dr. Michael Salvatore, vice president, Kean University, and former superintendent Long Branch Public Schools, NJ; and Marlon Styles, superintendent of Middletown City School District, OH. They will join in an interactive conversation to share how they are leading the complex issues involved in ensuring accessibility for all within their school districts. Five compelling steps for addressing accessibility will be articulated and illustrated through shared resources and real-world examples of successful strategies that have been used to assure accessibility for all.
Free registration for the May 10, 2021 webinar is now available at: https://home.edweb.net/webinar/supers20210510/
Webinars in this series are also freely available as recordings at https://home.edweb.net/supers/ and via podcast at https://home.edweb.net/podcasts/ a day or two after the initial live broadcast.
CoSN Resources: Accessibility Toolkit and One-Page Guide
As learning environments continue their increasing transitions toward digital learning settings, it is critical that all schools assure that an equitable, effective learning ecosystem exists everywhere, at all times, for all students. CoSN is pleased to provide a Digital Accessibility Toolkit that offers resources, tips, and information for state and district leaders on how to ensure that accessibility is part of the educational equation. CoSN’s EmpowerED Superintendent Critical Focus Area One Pager on Accessibility provides school leaders with five compelling steps to take now to ensure accessibility for all.
CoSN Membership & Texas K-12 CTO Council
If your school or district would like more information about joining CoSN or getting more involved with CoSN and/or Texas K-12 CTO Council, please contact Dr. Alice Owen, Executive Director, Texas K-12 CTO Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855.458.9286.