From the monthly archives:

March 2010

Tech Leadership Clinic for Massachusetts and Region

The Massachusetts Educational Technology Administrators Association (METAA) together with the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) is offering an exceptional one-day clinic focusing specifically on the School District Technology Leader/CTO.  The agenda is designed for your district’s technology team with sessions on leadership, managing technology and support resources, and understanding the educational environment. These tracks align […]

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Hiring a Director of Technology ~ Interview Questions

I was asked recently to suggest some interview questions for a school district hiring a new Director of Technology. Here are my suggestions, but I’m sure readers have great interview questions to contribute. Please comment and offer your own suggestions. First, I think that throughout the interview you want to ask questions that will reveal […]

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Massachusetts a Finalist

eSchool News Item “The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has named 16 finalists in the first round of its Race to the Top competition, which will deliver $4.35 billion in school reform grants. Selected March 4 from a pool of 41 applicants were Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, […]

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CoSN Annual Conference 2010, Pre-Conference

I am attending the Annual CoSN conference with a colleague. For our pre-conference session we attended “Bootcamp for School District Technology Leaders/CTOs.” Description O.K., you are the person in charge of technology at your school district. What are the essential skills that you need in order to succeed? Where do you turn to continuously expand […]

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