METAA-CoSN CTO Clinic 2012

by Jean Tower

CoSN press release:

CoSN, METAA to Host May 10th Clinic for K-12 District-level Leaders 

on Leveraging Digital Tools to Enhance Teaching and Learning


Washington, DC (May 3, 2012) – On Thursday, May 10, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the Massachusetts Educational Technology Administrators Association (METAA) will host a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Clinic at The Conference Center at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. The second of six CTO clinics held in conjunction with CoSN state chapters nationwide, the Massachusetts CTO Clinic will include keynote addresses and panel discussions featuring public and private sector education technology leaders. Designed as an in-depth professional development event for K-12 district-level technology decision makers, attendees will learn about emerging technology trends, receive the latest information on using technology to create effective learning environments, and have the opportunity to network with their peers and members of the private sector.


WHEN:            Thursday, May 10

8:30 AM – 4:45 PM EST

WHERE:        The Conference Center at Bentley University

Waltham, MA


WHO:                          Remarks by:

Jean Tower, President, METAA; Chair-elect, CoSN; Director of Technology, Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough, MA

William Powers, Author and Journalist

Bailey Mitchell, Chair, CoSN; Chief Technology and Information Officer, Forsyth County Schools, GA



Click here for the full agenda. Registration will begin at 7:30 AM, followed by an opening plenary session at 8:30 AM, when  Jean Tower and William Powers will deliver remarks. Following the opening plenary session will be sponsored morning and afternoon breakout sessions, including a lunch plenary session at 1:00 PM. Bailey Mitchell will deliver keynote remarks.


REGISTRATION:     Click here to register. The member rate is $99 per registrant. Current institutional and corporate CoSN members receive one free registration to a CTO Clinic per year. All non-member registrants will be charged the $249 non-member fee.

The clinic’s Tier One Sponsors are: Comcast, Intel, itslearning, Lightspeed Systems NComputing, SchoolDude and Whalley Computers. The clinics Tier Two Sponsors are: ADTECHSystems, CDW.G, Collins Electric, Epson, Gartner, HMH, Hub Technical, iPresent Online, Lightspeed Technology, Presidio, Truenorthlogic and Unitrends.


For more complete information on the Massachusetts clinic, please visit

MA CTO Clinic.

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