TASBO Member Matthew Flood won CTO of the Year during the COSN annual conference. Earlier in the year, he received the Grace Hopper Award from TETL. Dr. Holly Ferguson of Prosper ISD and Midlothian ISD CTO Leslie Garakani were also winners of TETL's annual awards.
Per Kristyn Hunt Cathey, Goose Creek CISD:
Matthew Flood, Chief Technology Officer for Goose Creek CISD, was named the National Chief Technology Officer of the Year during the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Along with this recognition, Flood also received the Grace Hopper Award by the Texas Education Technology Leaders (TETL - formerly Texas K-12 CTO Council) in late January 2022. The 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 the organization’s “Outstanding CTO of the Year” award.
TETL also awarded Dr. Holly Ferguson of Prosper ISD with its Empowered Superintendent Award and Midlothian ISD CTO Leslie Garakani with its Team Award.