Connecting K-12 district IT leaders with strategies,
leadership, policies, partners and solutions
to prepare for what’s next


Connecting k-12 district IT leaders with strategies, leadership, policies, partners, and solutions to prepare for what’s next. 

The summit is led by Lenny Schad, DA’s Chief Information and Innovation Officer and former CIO of Houston Independent School District in Texas, the nations 7th largest school district. Thought leadership sessions covering topics that are relevant to you sitting in the position today!

Theme: "The Changing Role of the CIO"

Learning Session Topics Include:

  • Defining what the changes are
  • Transformational leadership
  • Review COSN’s annual leadership report
  • Mobility in the classroom
  • Systems vs Silo Strategic Planning

Please forward this opportunity to your district’s Chief Information Officer and tell them to save the date so they can attend one of our CIO Summits this year. We have a Summit scheduled for July 22-24 at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago and another event will take place in Long Beach, California in November. This will be an opportunity to take strategic IT planning to the next level, learning from experts, solution providers and peers from around the country.

For questions contact us at [email protected] or 203-663-0141

Choose a Summit and Secure Your Seat Now

July 22 – July 24, 2019

Palmer House Hotel 
Chicago, IL

November 20-22, 2019

Hilton Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

CIO Chicago
Starts in:


Juan Cabrera

Superintendent El Paso Independent School District

Lenny Schad

Chief Information & Innovation Officer District Administration

Serena Sacks

CIO, Fulton County Schools

Cathleen Norris

Professor, College of Information, University of North Texas

Elliot Soloway

Professor, College of Engineering, University of Michigan

William Rust

Former Research Director, Gartner, Inc.

Keith Krueger



Day 1

2:00pmWelcome/Summit Opening
3:00pmFocused Learning Session 1
4:15pmThought Leader Presentation 1
4:40pmThought Leader Presentation 2
5:20pmNetwork Learning Activity
6:45pmCocktail Hour/Dinner

Day 2

8:35amFeatured Speaker
9:00amFocused Learning Session 2
10:15amThought Leader Presentation 3
10:40amThought Leader Presentation 4
11:00amFocused Learning Session 3 (Part 1)
12:45pmFocused Learning Session 3 (Part 2)
1:20pmBirds of a Feather
2:30pmBreakout Sessions
4:00pmPersonal Work Time
6:00pmCocktail Hour/Dinner

Day 3

9:00amFocused Learning Session 4
10:40amFocused Learning Session 5
11:40amClosing Keynote


Gold Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

(Companies A-K) Stephanie Chiavaras, 617-784-3577 or [email protected]
(Companies L-Z) Steve Bevilacqua, 561-622-6520 ext. 8655 or [email protected]

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