Grantee Profile

Consortium for School Networking

Grants to Consortium for School Networking

  • $35,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is an association of school district technology leaders whose mission is to use technology to improve teaching and learning. CoSN supports a community of practice among 13 school districts, and provides them with resources and tools to help them make progress in using digital media to improve teaching and learning. It will use this grant to convene representatives from the 13 school districts and provide them with an opportunity to share lessons learned, and opportunities and challenges in using digital media to improve teaching and learning.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To provide technical assistance to school districts that are incorporating digital media and learning into the school environment (over two years).

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To provide technical assistance to school district administrators interested in using social media to create participatory learning opportunities in school (over two years).

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To assess the current policies and practices of school leaders to effect or regulate the use of digital media in schools.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Consortium for School Networking $1,135,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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