Important Technology Issues and Trends for Business Officers

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A strong partnership between business and technology leaders is critical for successful delivery of an independent school’s mission, particularly given that IT of the biggest areas of financial investment a school sustains. Join us us for a collaborative webinar covering the most pressing technology issues facing independent school technology leaders today, and how best to partner in addressing those today. Industry experts will present a high-level overview of current risk management, funding and compliance topics. Presenters will also cover Software vetting processes, cyber insurance,  and E-rate, and cover how best to vet software will all be covered. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn best practices in technology risk management.
  • Gain an overview of E-rate, including common misconceptions, funding resources and recent implications of Title IX.
  • Learn best practices in school-wide software vetting and data privacy compliance.


Members: Free
Nonmembers: $99.00


Credit Information

CPE Credit

Field of Study: Information Technology
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credits: 1.2

HRCI Credit

Recommended HRCI Credits: 1.0
HRCI Category: HR Business

SHRM Credit

SHRM PDC Credit: 1.0
SHRM BoCK: Business Acumen


Christina Lewellen

Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE

Executive Director

Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools

Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE, executive director of the Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools, is a seasoned association executive who brings a data-driven framework to business planning and strategy. She earned her MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives. She was named the Executive Director of ATLIS in 2019 and travels coast-to-coast visiting independent schools and their leadership teams. She serves as a trustee for the Harmony Foundation International and is a board member for the Virginia Society of Association Executives.

Greg Lowry

Greg Lowry

Managing Director

HWC Consultants

Greg Lowry is managing director at HWC Consultants and has three decades of experience in telecommunications consulting. Using diverse technologies to find effective solutions for a wide variety of telecommunications projects, has managed many complex, multi-million-dollar projects for clients, addressing the needs of both executive and technical staff. In 2003 Greg opened his own telecommunications consulting firm and began helping schools and libraries with both E-Rate applications and telecom auditing aimed at reducing their telecom spend.
Anne Sena

Anne Sena

Director of Technology

St David’s School

As the director of technology, Anne Sena is responsible for all technology and systems in support of St. David’s School, where she helped lead changes to the school’s external website presence, learning management system and school information system. Dedicated to using her expertise in the support of non-profit organizations, Sena comes to independent schools after almost two decades at a Fortune 100 global IT company. She serves as a leader on ATLIS’s Information System User Group and a faculty member for the ATLIS Leadership Institute. She also serves as the chairperson of the Business Advisory Board for the College of Business at California State University, Chico, and is a board member for the SAFEchild organization in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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