The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is offering a series of professional development training clinics for school district technology leaders. The sessions will be held in Texas, Georgia and California.
CoSN and its state chapters will host the one- or two-day clinics featuring interactive sessions where participants will hear "best practice" case studies and share experiences with colleagues.
The clinics will cover topics including the value of technology investments, Web 2.0 tools in education, open technology solutions, IT disaster preparedness, data-driven decision making, cyber security and social networking, and data retention.
The clinic schedule:
June 19-20 in Plano, Texas (near Dallas). Produced with the Texas K-12 CTO Council and Louisiana Chief Technology Officers' Association.
June 27 in Atlanta, Georgia (during the NECC conference). Produced with the Georgia CIO Council.
July 17 in Santa Clara, California (near San Jose). Produced with CEPTA/3C Council.
Sponsors for the CTO/CIO Clinics include Apple, AT&T, Cisco, Dell, GaggleNet, Harcourt, HP, Promethean, Microsoft, SAS inSchool, Synscourt, Toshiba, Vericept Corporation, Verizon Business, Wimba and Xirrus.