Distinguished K-12 Education Technology Leaders Honored

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Last week, CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) honored education technology champions at the organization’s 2018 Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The individuals and teams were awarded for their efforts in advancing innovative, personalized learning settings in K-12 education technology.

Themed “Exponential Change,” the four-day global conference addressed how new, rapidly changing technologies are shaping education and society as a whole in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

[CoSN Increases Commitment to K-12 Interoperability]

  The winners of CoSN’s awards were:  

  • District Team Leadership Award: St. Vrain Valley School District (CO)
  • Community Leadership Award for Digital Equity:Beaverton School District (OR)
  • Excellence in Public Service Award:Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) and Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT)
  • Hurley Private Sector Champion Award:Michael (Gus) Schmedlen, Vice President, Worldwide Education, Hewlett-Packard
  • Volunteer of the Year Award:Frankie Jackson, CETL, Chief Technology Officer, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (TX)
  • Partnerships That Matter Award:Alliance for Excellent Education
  • Seymour Papert Lifetime Achievement Award:Darryl LaGace (awarded posthumously)



ISTE 2013 Awards Honor Education Leaders for Leveraging Technology to Transform Learning

Award Honorees to be Recognized at ISTE 2013 Conference, June 23-26, in San AntonioWASHINGTON, D.C. – May 20, 2013 – Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26.“The 2013 ISTE award honorees are living examples of the how educators are, right now, using thought leadership, advocacy and innovation to leverage technology to transform learning and teaching,” said Brian Lewis, ISTE CEO. “With their creativity, passion and dedication, they’re inspiring great things in our students, schools and communities. We look forward to recognizing them at ISTE 2013.”