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For Immediate Release
March 6, 2009
Seventeen Educators and Technology Experts to Lead Direction of Association
CoSN Announces 2009 Board of Directors

Washington, DC (March 6, 2009) - The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced its new Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of 17 public and private sector education technology leaders from school districts across the country.

"CoSN is privileged to have some of the country's top education and technology leaders working to guide the direction of the association, our activities and advocacy efforts," said CoSN CEO Keith Krueger. "Our board members represent a diverse group of school districts, and we look forward to tapping into all of the unique expertise and experience they bring to CoSN."

2009 CoSN Board Officers
Ed Zaiontz, Chair
Executive Director, Information Services
Round Rock ISD, TX

Sheryl Abshire, Past Chair
Chief Technology Officer
Calcasieu Parish School System
Lake Charles, LA

Marla Davenport, Secretary
Director of Learning & Technology
TIES
St. Paul, MN

Marianne Pack, Treasurer
Director, Delta Sierra Region 6
California Technology Assistance Project, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Modesto, CA

2009 CoSN Board Members
Denise Atkinson-Shorey
Chief Technology Officer
Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services
Longmont, CO

Donna Boivin
Chief Information Officer
Springfield Public Schools
Springfield, MA

Walter L. "Luke" Fox
Executive Director of Information Technology
Richland County School District One
Columbia, SC

Karen Greenwood Henke
Writer and Consultant
Nimble Press
San Francisco, CA

Kathy Hurley
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Solutions and Partnerships
Pearson
Upper Saddle River, NJ

Lil Kellogg
Vice President
Education Networks of America (ENA)
Nashville, TN

Darryl LaGace
Chief Information & Technology Officer
Lemon Grove School District
Lemon Grove, CA

Bailey Mitchell
Chief Technology & Information Officer
Forsyth County School District
Cumming, GA

Roland Moore*
Chief Technology Officer
Orange County Public Schools
Orlando, FL

Amy Perry-DelCorvo
Assistant Superintendent of Technology and Information Services
Monroe BoCES
Rochester, NY

Stephen Sanders
Director, Instructional Media and Technology Team
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Madison, WI

Wesley Watts*
Chief Information Officer
Prince George's County Public Schools
Upper Marlboro, MD

Beverly White
Chief Technology Officer
Wake County Public School System
Raleigh, NC

Randy Wilhelm*
Chief Executive Officer
netTrekker

*New Board Member

CoSN board members are elected by the CoSN membership and serve three-year terms.

Visit http://www.cosn.org/BoardofDirectors/tabid/4408/Default.aspx for more information about the CoSN Board of Directors.

About the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
CoSN is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. The mission of CoSN is to empower K-12 district technology leaders to use technology strategically for the improvement of teaching and learning. CoSN provides leadership, community and advocacy essential for the success of these leaders.

CoSN leadership initiatives include: Cyber Security for the Digital District (www.securedistrict.org); Data-Driven Decision-Making (www.3d2know.org); Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent (www.superintendentempower.org); Green Computing (www.cosn.org/greencomputing); IT Crisis Preparedness (www.cosn.org/ITCrisisPrep); K-12 Open Technologies (www.k12opentech.org); Small District Technology Leadership (www.cosn.org/wiki/index); Taking Total Cost of Ownership to the Classroom (www.classroomtco.org); Value of Investment (www.edtechvoi.org); and Web2.0 Policy and Leadership (http://www.cosn.org/web2_0/).

CoSN's membership is a unique blend of education and technology leaders and decision makers from the public and private sectors. Visit www.cosn.org
or phone 866.267.8747 to find out more about CoSN's programs, events and resources supporting and promoting leadership development, advocacy and connections to ensure that technology is used strategically for the improvement of teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools.

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