86th Texas Legislature Wrap-Up

All good things must come to an end, but only someone who loves politics would consider the legislative process a good thing. I’m one of […]

Seeking a Data Solution That Works

Seeking a data solution that works for your district team can be difficult, no matter the size of your district. In previous blog entries, we’ve […]

'Surprise! You're a CTO Now.' 6 Tips for New School Technology Leaders

Being a good K-12 chief technology officer is about a lot more than just strong technical skills, according to a panel at the 2019 Consortium […]

5 Things Superintendents Want Their Chief Technology Officers to Know

Building trust takes technical skills, strong communication, and a willingness to own your failures, said district leaders at the annual conference of the Consortium for […]

Google Experimenting With New Cloud Storage, Artificial Intelligence Initiative for K-12

Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student […]

Metrics and KPIs Made Easy

“I want you to come up with metrics,” said my assistant superintendent. He wasn’t speaking only to me. His gaze went around the room touching […]

Protecting Confidential G Suite Files

“I’m working with a few schools. They only wish to send password protected files. The files will go outside their organization,” says John M., a […]

Project Management Done Right

Ever find yourself in charge of a project? Whether it’s your first time out, or even if you are a veteran, project management can be […]

School Connectivity, Access to Devices Continue to Rise, Survey Finds

Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of […]

Ed Tech Day at the Capitol Is March 5th!

TCEA’s Ed Tech Day at the Capitol is one of my favorite days of the year. This is when excited educators come to the Texas […]

Show Appreciation for Your Technology Staff

When I became a technology director in 1995, our department consisted of myself, two trainers, and a part-time secretary. When I left the district in […]

Five Steps to 1:1 Deployment

“We’d like to meet and discuss our upcoming Chromebook deployment,” said the director. “We want to make sure we’re checking all the boxes.” As I […]

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