Each year the Texas K-12 CTO Council recognizes individuals and school districts that demonstrate outstanding vision in the use of information technologies to improve student learning. Winners of the state awards contests will be submitted to COSN to compete in the national awards contest for COSN. Nominations are now closed for 2017-18.

Grace Hopper Award

The Texas K-12 CTO Council “Grace Hopper Award” is given to a district CTO who best represents the model of leadership set forward by Grace Hopper, a pioneer of computer programming and leader as a US Navy Rear Admiral. It serves as our "Outstanding CTO of the Year" award. 


Team Award

The Texas K-12 CTO Council “Team Award” is open to a school district, consortium of school districts and education agencies, or state education network whose impact on technology's role in transforming learning has been significant.

Tech Savvy Superintendent

This award is to recognize a superintendent who has promoted and supported innovative uses of technology in their district. This award will be presented at the TX CTO Council Winter Meeting and also recognized at the TASA MidWinter Conference.