Tis the Season for Vision & Leadership

There is nothing like positive, reassuring affirmation. Whether it is personal, professional, or a combination of both, we are hardwired to seek authentic validation. Many of us understand that in order for leadership to be successful, there must be a steady foundation of vision.  Vibrant vision gives direction and creates a life of purpose.

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Forward Edge partners with the Virginia Society of Technology in Education (VSTE) to offer a Certification Program for Technology Coaches in Virginia.

Written by Brooke Conklin This Fall we launched the pilot cohort of the VSTE Certified Coach program (VCC) in partnership with VSTE’s Executive Director, Rod Carnill, and Board of Directors member, Emily Heller. The VCC provides high-caliber professional learning and networking events exclusively for instructional technology coaches in Virginia. Participating in the VCC program and…

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Edge•U Badges +  ISTE Certified Educator Community = ONE AMAZING PARTNERSHIP

ISTE Certified Educator Edge•U Badges Challenge

At Edge•U, we are all about keeping educator engagement alive with challenges and incentives, because WHO doesn’t love a little healthy competition? Edge•U Badges is excited to announce the inaugural ISTE Certified Educator Edge•U Badges Challenge collaboration! We are bringing access to our badge program directly to 125 global educators and leaders of the ISTE…

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MFA Task Force Evaluates Options for K-12 Districts

The 2020 Pandemic flipped the world upside down and to find any semblance of normalcy, the world turned to technology even further. Every industry was affected by this pivot and arguably none more than Education. And what more, cybercriminals and their threats dramatically rose to meet the unplanned technology changes across schools worldwide. And because…

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ISTELive 22 or BUST!

Full of hype and excitement, our team is heading to the ISTELive 22 conference on June 26th, long-considered THE premiere edtech event of the year by leaders in education around the globe. We will be strapping on running shoes as we set out to explore the 1.1 million square feet of glorious space in the…

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MACUL 2022 Must-See Sessions

Another month, another conference for the Forward Edge team! We’re so excited to travel to Grand Rapids, MI this week for the MACUL 2022 conference, starting today, March 16th, and ending March 18th. We are still riding the wave from our trip to FETC and TCEA a few weeks ago, which makes us more excited…

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Uh uh uh! You Didn’t Say the Magic Word!

Principle of Least Privilege

Understanding the Principle of Least Privilege The Principle of Least Privilege is the principle that users and programs should only have the necessary privileges to complete their tasks. In the case of Jurassic Park, this whole situation could have been avoided if they had applied the principle of least privilege throughout the systems in the…

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Embracing a Texas State of Mind- TCEA Bound!

We’re so excited to travel to Dallas, Texas this week for the TCEA 2022 conference, starting today, February 7th, and ending February 10th. We are still riding the wave from our trip to FETC 2022 a few weeks ago, which makes us more excited for another in-person EdTech conference. It’s good to connect with others…

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