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Recruit and Retain People of Color in IT - Shared screen with speaker view
Keith Krueger
21:02
Good afternoon! Beautiful day in DC. Where are you?
Jill Brown - CoSN
21:04
Welcome, please introduce yourself and let us know where you are.
AJ Phillips
21:30
AJ Phillips, Director of IT, Manassas VA
Nick Williams
21:40
Nick Williams from Columbus, Indiana - Director of Technology for BCSC
Jill Brown - CoSN
22:29
Ed Tech Leadership Survey Report https://emma-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/paqab/2ad6dcd4fb0d923337a5a6d6a5344ee0/Survey_Report_2021_Final.pdf
Jill Brown - CoSN
22:50
CYBERSECURITY REMAINS EDTECH LEADERS’ NO. 1 PRIORITY IN 2021 --FOCUS ON DIGITAL EQUITY AND ACCESS GROWS https://www.cosn.org/about/news/cybersecurity-remains-edtech-leaders%E2%80%99-no-1-priority-2021-focus-digital-equity-and-access
John Littlefield
24:13
There is a lot of back ground noise
Ken Griffin
24:55
Can you mute all attendees as someone seems to have an open mic with a lot of background noise
Jill Brown - CoSN
25:11
Please mute if you are not already. Thank you.
Jill Brown - CoSN
26:12
Alicia can you mute people?
Alicia Robinson
27:24
I believe the issue will resolve once Rod is muted after his segment
Alicia Robinson
28:44
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Rod Houpe
31:13
Switching to phone.....
Jill Brown - CoSN
32:24
If you recently joined us, please introduce yourself and let us know where you are.
Chris Bailey
32:57
Chris Bailey, Technology Director, Edmonds SD near Seattle, WA
Jill Brown - CoSN
38:46
If you have questions, please post them here for the Q&A section at the end of Ugbad’s presentation.
Keith Krueger
51:08
I hear many school districts say they have a challenge of holding any tech staff given pay differential compared with private sector. that is even more a challenge with retaining IT persons of color. any research on how orgs like school districts can hold on to diverse IT staff when pay may be an issue.
Jill Brown - CoSN
56:28
Has anyone here put some procedures in place to begin to break down some of these barriers? If so, what are they?
Nick Williams
01:03:18
We have done some work on talking to different groups to recruit and making sure marketing shows a diverse work population. However, there are some very good actionable items we haven't thought about!
Jill Brown - CoSN
01:15:40
CoSN members, remember to sign up for Info Tech resources here https://go.infotech.com/COSNorgAdditional Professional Development Opportunities:CoSN call for Volunteers is open https://www.cosn.org/volunteerEarly Career CTO Academy Applications due September 1 https://www.cosn.org/TheAcademyIncludes integrated curriculum focusing on leadership in the DEI space.Large District Great Minds Series Begins September 16 https://cosn.users.membersuite.com/events/59ce3069-0078-cdde-d848-03e2639700b8/detailsCTO Forum on Beyond Hotspots – Wednesday, June 30 from 2-3:30pm ET https://cosn.users.membersuite.com/events/59ce3069-0078-c658-d948-4ba75318c925/details