Technology Leadership Network

Future Ready Schools Initiative

NSBA is proud to be a coalition partner of the Future Ready Schools Initiative. This is a bold new effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship. Beginning with an active planning process, the initiative will help any district develop the human and technological capacity needed to personalize learning. With more than 1,000 districts already signing the Future Ready District Pledge, the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) and the U.S.

Technology Innovation Showcase Application Deadline

Showcase your emerging technology product through the Technology Innovation Showcase. This recognition program is a bridge between the exciting entrepreneurial activities underway in the K-12 market and school board members and district leaders. The Showcase highlights companies that represent a sample of innovative solutions positively impacting one of four key areas of the K-12 enterprise: teaching & learning, administrative operations, parental outreach, community engagement.

Benefits to selected companies include:

New Pre-conference Workshop

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A Briefing for Decision-Makers: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age 

Start your experience early with a pre-conference site visit and workshop hosted by our Technology Leadership Network. The site visit will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at Discovery Education.

Education Technology Site Visits

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Each visit highlights how technology supports the district’s vision for learning through policy decisions, space design, and community engagement. Better than reading a case study or even watching a video, these Site Visits give you and your team a hands-on perspective. Read more

NSBA teams up with AASA and CoSN to launch ‘Leading the Digital Leap’

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), along with AASA, the School Superintendents Association, and Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), launched Leading the Digital Leap – a joint campaign empowering K-12 superintendents, district technology leaders, and school boards to strengthen their digital advocacy and enable digital learning in their districts. 

AASA, CoSN & NSBA Team to ‘Lead the Digital Leap’

Organizations Representing K-12 District Leadership Partner to Strengthen Digital Advocacy and Learning 

Washington, D.C.,  (Oct. 30, 2014) – AASA, the School Superintendents Association, Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and National School Boards Association (NSBA) today launched Leading the Digital Leap – a joint campaign empowering K-12 superintendents, district technology leaders, and school boards to strengthen their digital advocacy and enable digital learning in their districts.  The partnership, the first to bring together the major professional associations representing district leaders, will provide educators with insight and resources on “how” to expand learning horizons through technology.  

114 public schools to receive Apple ConnectED grants

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In June 2013, the Obama administration announced the ConnectED program, which would connect 99 percent of America’s students to next-generation broadband and high-speed wireless in their schools and libraries and modernize the E-rate program. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) supports this initiative because high-speed connectivity is vital for preparing students and communities for success in a competitive global economy.

Join NSBA, AASA, and CoSN for the "Leading the Digital Leap" webinar on Oct. 30

Nominate an education technology leader for NSBA’s “20 to Watch”

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