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The Path to Teacher Leadership in Educational Technology

, RMC Research Corporation, United States ; , Vermont Institute for Science, Math, and Technology, United States

CITE Journal Volume 2, Number 2, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA


Educational technology adoption models have not traditionally incorporated either teacher leadership or the complex systems in which teachers work. This article presents two frameworks for viewing online technologies and implementation practices within the complex interrelationships among key actors and parts of an educational system. The Learning/Adoption Trajectory and Systemic Sustainability models, developed in different lines of research, fit together to better explain the path to sustainable systems of teacher leadership in educational technology. New research and development projects help illustrate the models.


Sherry, L. & Gibson, D. (2002). The Path to Teacher Leadership in Educational Technology. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 2(2), 178-203. Norfolk, VA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved March 26, 2019 from .


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