Bill Fritz, CoSN Ohio Chapter President and Executive Director of Learn 21 along with Char Shryock, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Bay Village City Schools share their insights on how the Ohio TLE Cohort was formed and the ways the group is working together as members prepare to earn
Dennis Telas, PEIMS Manager for Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal recipient Round Rock ISD shares his insights about why the Texas district decided to participate in the TLE program. His advice for those thinking about participating in the TLE program? “Just get started!” 1. Why did you decide to apply


Posted on November 21, 2017

We sat down with Dan Layton, Chief Technologist from Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal recipient Zionsville Community Schools to learn more about their decision to participate in the TLE program. 1. Why did you decide to apply for the TLE Seal? First and foremost, it is absolutely the right thing
If you read the title above and your mind instantly wanders to the corny animation of Whammy and Sammy stealing all the money from contestants on what was the most technically advanced game show in 1983, your mind works like mine and you are probably wondering what a game show
As school system leaders, one of the most important responsibilities we have is to ensure that our students remain safe while in our care. That means not just protecting their physical safety, but also the information that we maintain about them. While there are laws at the federal and state

TLE Spotlight: Advice from the Experts

Posted on January 11, 2017

We got together with some of our Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal recipients and asked what guidance they have for those who are thinking about going through the TLE process. Here is some of the best advice, from the practical to the inspirational. Read on and start your application today!


Posted on November 4, 2016

Steve Smith of Cambridge Public Schools represented one of 28 districts involved in helping to inform the Trusted Learning Environment program. Here, he shares his thoughts on how the program was helpful to his work and how others might leverage the TLE program to build and improve their compliance programs.


Posted on October 28, 2016

In our second profile of TLE Seal recipients, we spoke with Sharyn Guhman, Josh Allen and Kirk Anderson from Denver Public Schools to find out more about how they approach their compliance efforts. Here, they provide a look at some of the policies they have in place to support their


Posted on October 21, 2016

Recently, CoSN sat down with recipients of the Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal to find out more about what they learned by going through the program. In this first in a series of short interviews, we bring you insight into how Bryon Kolbeck and David Koonce at Lewisville ISD worked