The Well-Rounded Leader: CTO Forum With CoSN, ATLIS and ISTE
Engage and connect : Forum
Dr. Jill Brown Diane Doersch Marlo Gaddis Margaret Hamel Keith Krueger Christina Lewellen Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar Robert Olsen Marci Price Dr. Scott Smith
Join CoSN, ATLIS and ISTE for the CTO Forum, designed for school and district leaders to explore essential abilities for successful leadership. This interactive session will allow participants to share best practices and also learn from colleagues through rich discussion. If you are a CTO, superintendent, head of curriculum, technology, finance or a building leader, this is where you need to be.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||We do not want rounds for 4 people, we want rounds that hold 10 people each.|
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
This session is designed for school and district leaders to explore essential abilities for successful leadership. This interactive session will allow participants to share best practices and also learn from colleagues through rich discussion. If you are a CTO, superintendent, head of curriculum, technology, finance or a building leader, this is where you need to be during ISTE.
1 Overview: What we know about outstanding leadership, our solid foundation.
2 Success Stories: What has been reinforced through this past year, highlighting:
-Leadership & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
-Sustainability & Purchasing
-Safety in a Digital World & Cybersecurity
3 Conversations: Deep dive collaborative discussions on Leadership, Sustainability and Safety in a Digital World. Individual groups will capture ideas and collect resources to share with the entire group.
4 Ideas: Sharing of aha moments and tips to take back to school
Jill Brown, PhD, Director of Professional Learning for CoSN, oversees all of CoSN’s online learning programs. Jill has a BA in Elementary Education and Mathematics, an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University and a Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of New Mexico. Jill is a nationally recognized Educational Technology leader passionate about engaging and empowering educational professionals through technology and personal connections. Experience teaching PK-12 students, pre-service teachers, graduate students, and practicing teachers in blended, online, and face-to-face environments. Founded non-profit professional organizations locally and nationally.
Marlo Gaddis is the Chief Technology Officer for the Wake County Public School System. Marlo serves on K12 Education Advisory Boards for the RTM K-12 Congress, Lenovo and IMS Global. She is on the Board of Directors for CoSN. She is a founding member of the NC CoSN chapter and a CoSN CETL.
Keith is CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice of K-12 school system technology leaders in North America. CoSN’s mission is empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments. He was selected by Ed Tech magazine for it’s 2021 K-12 IT influencers. He is Chair of the Learning First Alliance and is on the Executive Committee of the National Coalition on Technology in Education & Training (NCTET). He is principal investigator of the Driving K-12 Innovation series.
Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE, Executive Director, Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools, is a seasoned association executive who brings a data-driven framework to business planning and strategy, having earned her MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives. She was named the Executive Director of ATLIS in 2019 and travels coast-to-coast visiting independent schools and their leadership teams. She serves as a trustee for the Harmony Foundation International and is a board member for the Virginia Society of Association Executives.
Dr.May-Vollmar is a former teacher, Principal, and CTO. She currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational & Technology Services for DSUSD. Dr. May-Vollmar was named the ACSA CA State Technology Administrator of the Year and the California IT in Education (CITE) Educational Leader of the Year She is a national speaker in the areas of equity, technology, ed tech, instructional leadership, and access for all students as she led her district to build its own LTE network to ensure student access. She also serves on the CoSN Board and is the Co-Chair for the CoSN CTO Council.
Robert Olsen is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in Baltimore. He is the Global Head, Cybersecurity and Privacy and has over 25 years of experience developing, implementing, and managing complex cybersecurity and information technology enterprise risk management programs. Bob has served as a chief information officer and chief information security officer for clients across a diverse set of industries and organizational sizes. He is a leader in the provision of reactive, data analytics, and proactive cybersecurity services to government, private industry, and not-for-profit clients. Bob is also a serial entrepreneur and adjunct professor, cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Scott Smith has twenty-five years of experience in the area of education, curriculum, and technology. As a teacher, instructional technology facilitator, systems engineer, director, Chief Technology Officer, and now Assist Superintendent, Scott understands all aspects of curriculum, instruction, technology, media and facilities. Formerly president of NCTIES (NC’s ISTE Affiliate), Scott led efforts for NC’s technology educators. Scott is CETL (Certified Educational Technology Leader) from CoSN and Co-President of the NC Chapter of CoSN. Scott is the Assistant Superintendent for Auxiliary Services with Mooresville Graded School District, NC.