Education Technology

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Registration Now Open for Coachella Valley Unified School District Site Visit
Thermal, California, October 19-21, 2016

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REGISTRATION FEES

$385 for Technology Leadership Network Districts

$460 for Other Districts

Coachella Valley Unified School District Site Visit Agenda

Wednesday, October 19

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration and Opening Reception

Fantasy Springs Resort, 12th Floor
84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio, CA

Travel Information

MacNair Travel has been selected as the official travel agency for the NSBA 2016 Educational Technology Site Visits. MacNair has negotiated discounts with United Airlines and Delta Airlines to bring you fares lower than those available to the public.*

United Airlines: www.united.com/meetings and enter the code ZVHP657714

Delta Airlines: www.delta.com/meetings  and enter the meeting code NMLS3.

Tom On Point: Unacceptable irony

Thomas J. Gentzel

Like the tiles in a mosaic, each interesting on its own but collectively presenting a separate image, the current state of public education in America generally does not appear as a complete picture when reading individual news stories or research studies. The challenges facing public schools are many, but together they conspire to threaten this most vital institution if left unaddressed.

National Survey Recognizes School Districts for Innovative Uses of Technology


SACRAMENTO, Calif.  (March 30, 2016)School districts’ use of technologies such as digital literacy training for parents, student-run technology support centers, robotic systems that record classroom teaching and learning, and data analytics earned top rankings in the Center for Digital Education’s and National School Boards Association’s annual Digital School Districts  Survey.

Now in its 12th year, the Digital School Districts Survey Awards recognize exemplary use of  technology by school boards and districts.

Virginia, Georgia, and New Jersey school districts earn top ranking in their enrollment category.

Announcing the 2016 Education Technology Innovation Showcase companies

NSBA is happy to announce the companies selected for its annual Technology Innovation Showcase, each of which represent innovative K-12 solutions that are positively impacting teaching and learning, administrative operations, parental outreach, or community engagement: FieldTripZoom, iCanHelpline,  Memarden, Inc., PlanetHS, LLC,

NSBA Announces 2016 Education Technology Innovation Showcase

Alexandria, Va.  (March 16, 2016) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is happy to announce the six companies selected for its annual Technology Innovation Showcase.

“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to introduce school leaders to new approaches, enabled by technology, that address real issues in K-12 education,” said Thomas J. Gentzel, NSBA’s Executive Director. “With its unique focus on the intersection of education policy and technology practice, NSBA has a long history of serving as a bridge between the entrepreneurial community and school leaders charged with making critical decisions.”

The 2016 Technology Innovation Showcase includes the following companies:

National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” Education Technology Leaders

Professional development and digital citizenship are key themes 

Alexandria, Va. (March 4, 2016) – The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) announces its “20 to Watch” honorees for 2015-2016. These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to explore and embrace innovative technology solutions and instructional strategies that contribute to high-quality learning experiences for all students. Honorees are from: Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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