BOCES Technology Leader Named to Prestigious Panel



June 08, 2018

CoSN has named Jennifer Harriton-Wilson, Ed.D., from Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES as a key advisor for a new series of publications that informs smart educational technology adoption.

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has selected Dr. Jennifer Harriton-Wilson, Education Technology Coordinator of Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES, to serve on a prestigious new advisory board of global K-12 education leaders to explore and determine the top themes poised to enrich teaching and learning. The new publication series, Driving K-12 Innovation, will provide school leaders with high-quality information on emerging issues and technology trends.
 
Dr. Harriton-Wilson is one of approximately 100 esteemed advisors committed to advancing progressive practices in the field, addressing challenges such as digital equity and the gap between pedagogy and technology, and promoting exciting developments including the integration of design thinking into learner approaches and greater student autonomy. The advisory board discussions are taking place in an online workspace that launched mid-May, continuing through the end of 2018.

About CoSN’s Driving K-12 Innovation

CoSN will issue its insights and findings from the advisory board in three individual free briefs. These publications, along with an implementation toolkit, will be released throughout 2019 to spur ongoing discussions and visibility that analyze the top Hurdles, Accelerators and Technology Enablers in K-12 education. This project is part of CoSN’s EdTechNext initiative, extending their long-standing work surrounding emerging technologies.

This valuable work is made possible by a network of sponsors:

Gold sponsors are:  ClassLink and Google. Silver sponsors are: AWS, Dell and Kajeet. Bronze sponsors are:  ENA (Education Networks of America).
 
Many thanks are also due to CoSN’s nonprofit and government partners: American Association of School Administrators, Alliance for Excellent Education, Center for Educational Technology (Israel), European Schoolnet, Government Technology Agency (Singapore), Infocomm Media Development Authority (Singapore), ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education), Kennisnet (Netherlands), KERIS (Korea Education & Research Information Service) (South Korea), KnowledgeWorks, Learning Forward, MITIE (Australia), National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), National Education Association (NEA), National School Boards Association (NSBA), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), SETDA (State Education Technology Directors Association), The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training (Norway), and UNESCO.