Speaker Bio

Robert Duke
Guest Speaker

Robert Duke

CAE, Chief Operating Officer, CoSN
Robert Duke is Chief Operating Officer for CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking). In this capacity, he is responsible for strategy, membership services, certification, conferences, and administration. Robert has worked in the non-profit community for more than 34 years serving in various roles for professional membership associations and trade associations primarily in the technology and education sectors.

Robert leads a CoSN program which uses experienced K12 IT professionals to evaluate technology processes in public and private school systems around the country and advise these organizations on opportunities to align their technology with best practices. Through various surveys and this fieldwork, CoSN identifies technology trends and common technology practices within the K12 community. Robert holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the College of William and Mary and a bachelor’s degree in political Science from Hampden-Sydney College.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
Education: The Implications of Gartner's Hype Cycle for K-12 Education

K-12 Education's current and near-future set of challenges desperately call for preparation now by introducing new innovations and thinking "outside the box". Gartner's Hype Cycle for K-12 Education, 2022 provides a map of how to explore where these innovations sit along the "hype" spectrum. This session, presented in collaboration with CoSN, will help you connect the hype cycle to challenges today.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.