The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), in partnership with the Texas Association of School Administrators and CoSN’s Texas state affiliate chapter, the Texas Educational Technology Leaders (formerly 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

The EmpowerED Superintendents edWebinar Series returns for its fourth season on Monday, September 13, 2021. CoSN is pleased to partner with AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and in hosting this professional learning opportunity for school leaders which is sponsored by ClassLink. There is no cost for webinar participants to sign up for the monthly webinars. Participants are invited to share their thoughts in the chat and through poll surveys and question and answer submissions during the live webinar broadcasts. They can also earn continuing education credits through the edWeb community.

Learning Reimagined: Leveraging Technology to Meet the Needs of All Students

Join Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, High School District 214, IL (Chair of the CoSN Superintendent Advisory Panel), Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent, Princeton Public Schools, NJ (co-chair of CoSN’s Superintendent Advisory Panel), and Dr. John Malloy, Superintendent, San Ramon Valley USD, CA, on Monday, September 13, at 4 p.m. CT for “Learning Reimagined: Leveraging Technology to Meet the Needs of All Students.” Each superintendent will each share how their school district leverages technology to reimagine teaching and learning in new and innovative ways with the goal of meeting the needs of all students, especially those most at risk. They will provide examples of technology implementations that they have each led to address: 1) Assessment and Data Driven Instruction; 2) Blended Learning; 3) Family Connections; 4) Social Emotional Learning; and 5) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Free registration for the Monday, September 13, 2021 webinar is available at: Webinars in this series are also offered as recordings at and via podcast at a day or two after the initial live broadcast.

CoSN Resources

CoSN/AASA EmpowerED Superintendents Toolkit

CoSN and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, partnered together to release version 3.0 of the EmpowerED Superintendents Toolkit. The kit includes an Executive Summary that provides an overall introduction to the Toolkit and two modules. Module 1 provides a detailed examination of the Five Imperatives for Technology Leadership. Packed with testimonials, case studies, and more, Module 1 gives a new perspective on the most important things you need to do to lead. Module 2 includes Four Action Steps for Strengthening the Technology Leadership Team. You are invited to download the complete EmpowerED Superintendents Toolkit at:

Additional EmpowerED Superintendent Resources

Self-Assessments for Superintendents, District Leadership Teams and CTOs and other technology leadership resources are also freely available at

CoSN & Texas Educational Technology Leaders Membership

If your school or district would like more information about joining CoSN or getting more involved with CoSN and/or Texas Educational Technology Leaders, please contact Dr. Alice Owen, Executive Director, Texas Educational Technology Leaders, at or call 855.458.9286.