WAUSAU — Wausau School District’s director of technology and media services recently earned the Certified Education Technology Leader, or CETL, designation.
The certification, awarded by the Consortium for School Networking, or CoSN, signifies that Jon Euting has mastered the knowledge and skills needed to bring 21st century technology to K-12 school systems.
“Earning (this) 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, chief executive officer of CoSN, in a Wausau School District news release.
To become certified, the candidate must have demonstrated experience in the education technology field and pass a comprehensive two-part examination based on the 10 skill areas. Once the CETL certification is earned, the education technology professional must complete 60 hours of professional development activities every three years to maintain the designation.
CoSN is a professional association for school system technology leaders and its mission is to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments.