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Dr. Kellie Wilks of ECISD wins 2024 Withrow National CTO of the Year award

ECISD’s technology chief wins national ‘CTO of the Year’ award

Dr. Kellie Wilks of Ector County ISD was named the 2024 Withrow National Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Year by CoSN, a premier association of K-12 education technology leaders.

The award honoring school tech pioneer Frank Withrow recognizes the latest leaders in technology who have been transformative for their school system.

“It’s nice to be recognized,” said Dr. Wilks. “I humbly accept this award on behalf of the whole Technology division. Everyone I have worked with has contributed to my success and to the things I have been able to do.”

Dr. Wilks has long supported ECISD, having been involved in the Raising Blended Learners Grant and the Math Innovation Zones Grant, as well as initiatives to bridge the digital divide, according to ECISD.

“She is a collaborative leader who has developed partnerships in the community that encourage shared best practices and provide opportunities for all students,” the school district said.

Watch a video highlighting Dr. Wilks’ accomplishments:

Learn more about the CoSN2024 awards here.

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