The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and its Texas state affiliate chapter, The Texas K-12 CTO Council, are 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, March 8, 2021, 4 p.m. CT

“Leading Learning in a Blended Environment: What Works for Students, Teachers and Administrators

The upcoming episode of the monthly EmpowerED Superintendent Webinar series, co-hosted by CoSN, AASA, and, and sponsored by ClassLink, airs on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 4 p.m. CT. The webinar, Leading Learning in a Blended Environment: What Works for Students, Teachers and Administrators, will feature three superintendents: Dr. Mark Benigni, superintendent of Meriden Public Schools in Connecticut; Dr. Alan Siebert, superintendent of Salem City Schools in Virginia; and Dr. Jason Van Heukelum, superintendent of Winchester Public Schools in Virginia. They will share the leadership strategies they have employed to get the most out of blended learning for their students, teachers, and administrators. Diane Doersch, technology director for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program at Digital Promise, will also join in the conversation. Examples of effective blended learning strategies will be shared along with resources to assist others in leading and implementing successful blended learning environments. Free registration for the March 8 webinar is now available at: Webinars in this series are also freely available as recordings at and via podcast at a day or two after the initial live broadcast.

Leading Digital Learning – CoSN Resources

A one-page document, Leadership for Digital Learning, provides leaders with four essential components for leading blended learning in 1-to-1 environments. Additionally the CoSN Leadership for Digital Learning Initiative web page is designed to help educational leaders overcome barriers to effectively develop, plan, implement and manage policies and best practices. The published resources are on-point and relevant to district leaders in the “new normal” of constant change.

CoSN 2021 Virtual Conference

The 2021 Annual CoSN Conference, scheduled for March 2-4, features interactive breakout sessions, LIVE keynotes, unique networking opportunities, and more. Learn more and register for CoSN 2021 at:

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 or call 855.458.9286.