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 open educational resources, Virginia launches statewide platform

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

The new website, which already hosts some 10,000 files, is for educators at all grade levels to share and co-develop open educational resources.

Higher Education

MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.

Higher Education

Cyber training center at USC Aiken to receive $15M

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

The facility being built on the South Carolina university campus is tied to one of five Army National Guard cyber battalions.

Higher Education

Transcription firm Verbit eyes new languages with $31M funding round

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The company says its technology, used in many top learning institutions, will be improved and expanded to include support for additional languages.

Higher Education

Louisiana Tech names Tom Hoover as CIO

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Formerly the CIO and dean of the library at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Hoover started leading IT at Louisiana Tech earlier this month.

Higher Education

New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”

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