Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

For stopout students, Texas State pins hopes on new data-fueled partnership

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

For extra help finding and coaching stopout students through graduation, Texas State University has announced a new partnership with ReUp Education.

Higher Education

CSU system investigating wide-reaching Blackbaud cyberattack

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

A spokesperson for the CSU Chancellor’s Office told EdScoop that all 23 of its campuses use software from Blackbaud, which recently paid its cyberattckers to delete stolen customer data.

Higher Education

Why Georgia State's new cybersecurity workforce program is different

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Cybersecurity degree programs and workforce initiatives are sprouting up around academia, but organizers of a new Georgia State University mentorship program say its focus on evidence-based research sets it apart.

Higher Education

Move to remote learning was 'shockingly seamless,' but will it stick?

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Two university CIOs said this week that their rapid transitions to remote teaching environments went smoothly, preparing a "great reckoning" for the future of higher education.

K-12

One digital learning coordinator reflects on how the role has emerged, evolved

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

It wasn't long ago that digital learning coordinators didn't exist. Now, they're increasingly relevant, said Twin Lakes School Corporation's Marcus Painter.

K-12

Educators have a 'moral obligation' to prepare students for technology

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Sara Hunter, one of EdScoop's 2020 "NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders," said her career in education has shown her the power and growing relevance of digital technology.

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