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UETN CTO Earns CETL Credential

James Stewart is now a Certified Education Technology Leader

Jim Stewart

UETN CTO Earns CETL Credential
James Stewart is now a Certified Education Technology Leader

(SALT LAKE CITY, March 30, 2016) – The Chief Technology Officer of the Utah Education and Telehealth Network, James Stewart, has earned the prestigious Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) designation by passing a rigorous certification process.

The CETL certification, awarded by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), signifies that Stewart has mastered the knowledge and skills needed to bring 21st century technology to our K-12 school systems.

"Earning the Certified Education Technology Leader certification demonstrates a commitment to bringing 21st century learning to our nation’s schools. Because of the CETL recertification requirements, certified leaders pledge to stay current in this ever-changing field of education technology,” said Keith Krueger, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of CoSN.

To become certified, the candidate must demonstrate experience in the education technology field and pass a comprehensive two-part examination based on the 10 skill areas in CoSN’s Framework of Essential Skills of the K-12 CTO. Once the CETL certification is earned, the ed tech professional must complete 60 hours of professional development activities every three years to maintain the designation.

The CETL certification is awarded by the Consortium for School Networking, based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1992, CoSN is the premier professional association for school system technology leaders and its mission is to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments. CoSN is committed to providing the leadership, community, and advocacy tools essential for the success of these leaders.

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