C188 | Better Together: Building and Supporting Your Community of Practitioners

  • Room: 225-226
  • Session Number: C188
Thursday, January 26, 2023: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM


Sheryl Abshire
Former CTO Calcasieu Parish Public Schools
Formerly Calcasieu Parish Sch System
Lead Presenter
Diane Doersch
Director of Technology for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Initiati
Digital Promise
Frankie Jackson
K-12 Independent CTO and Success partner
The K-12 Technology Officer (CTO) and EdTech Leader and Success Partner
Donna Williamson
CoSN Early Career K-12 CTO Academy Project Director
CoSN Early Career Academy


I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things. - Mother Theresa. Technology leadership can be a lonely profession unless you work together and engage each other as tought partners, collaborators, mentors, and sponsors. Join this lively discussion to learn about how some of the best in the business have built their skillsets and relationships to make meaningful change in the world of educational technology.



  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership