Awareness Through Hashtags

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Awareness Through Hashtags

Social media deployment is an important part of any ed-tech marketing plan. Social media marketing requires that you be aware of what is going on in the social sphere, and watching popular and trending hashtags is an easy way to stay current. Hashtags also offer potent networking opportunities that enable you to engage with other hashtag users.

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Do’s and Don’ts of CTO Communications with Local Media

This is the final post in a four-part series, written by Charlene Blohm and Dennis Pierce, reviewing communications strategies discussed during the CETL Summit at the 2015 Annual CoSN Conference.  School district CTOs can leverage local media to build support for their ed tech initiatives by being responsive and transparent, and by knowing how to pitch […]

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How CTOs Can Share Success with a Wider Audience

This is the third post in a four-part series, written by Charlene Blohm and Dennis Pierce, reviewing communications strategies discussed during the CETL Summit at the 2015 Annual CoSN Conference.  How can you share your ed tech successes and build support among parents, community members, the media, and others? That was the focus of a recent […]

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How CTOs Can Communicate with Internal Stakeholders More Effectively

This is the second post in a four-part series, written by Charlene Blohm and Dennis Pierce, reviewing communications strategies discussed during the CETL Summit at the 2015 Annual CoSN Conference.  Communicating effectively with your superintendent, school board, principals, teachers and other departments requires deliberate planning, and there is no such thing as over-communication when trying to […]

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CB&A Selected to Lead First-Ever CETL Summit

Last week, CB&A facilitated the first-ever Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) Summit during the annual Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) conference in Atlanta. We invited Dennis Pierce, founder of Pierce Publishing, and Jaime Sarrio, education reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, to lead portions of the Summit. The Summit focused on communications best practices for education […]

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CB&A Team Brings Home Three PR Awards

Last week, members of the CB&A team attended the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Madison Alchemy Awards ceremony. The annual award program honors exceptional communication tactics, strategies and campaigns. CB&A received three awards for its work in public affairs, social media and media relations. The team earned an Award of Excellence for its development and […]

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2014 CoSN Award Recipients

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Awards were presented at the 2014 CoSN Annual Conference in Washington D.C. Generously sponsored by SchoolDude, the awards recognize some of the most innovative leaders in education technology.

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2013 CoSN Annual Conference

CB&A team members attended the CoSN Conference, March 11-13, in San Diego. The theme for this year’s conference was “Audacious Leadership,” and brought together disruptive and innovative leaders to define a new vision for 21st century learning.

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CoSN Conference 2013

The annual Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) conference kicks off in San Diego today. Team members Charlene (@CharleneBlohm) and Katie (@KSteil2) have made their way to California to take part in the action. This year’s theme, Audacious Leadership, aims to highlight leaders in education who are leading the way for 21st century learning. The next […]

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CoSN’s “Friends of Advocacy Campaign”

Rapidly advancing technology has generated plenty of potential for improvements in 21st century learning environments. But with any new development, bringing products into the education market can be challenging. Confident that working together can help overcome barriers, The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) continues to advocate for new approaches to K-12 education, with its “Friends […]

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