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Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with Scott McLeod

Educational Technology Volume 54, Number 4, ISSN 0013-1962


Scott McLeod is recognized as one of the nation's leading experts on K-12 school technology leadership issues. After 14 years as an Educational Leadership professor, Dr. McLeod currently serves as the Director of Innovation for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency in Iowa. He also is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation's only academic center dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and was a co-creator of the popular video series, "Did You Know (Shift Happens)". He has received numerous national awards for his technology leadership work, including recognitions from the cable industry, Phi Delta Kappa, the National School Boards Association, and the Center for Digital Education. In 2011 he was a Visiting Canterbury Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at regional, state, national, and international conferences. He also is the co editor of the book, "What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media". This article presents his interview with "Educational Technology's" contributing editor, Michael F. Shaughnessy.


Shaughnessy, M.F. (2014). Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with Scott McLeod. Educational Technology, 54(4), 62-63. Retrieved May 29, 2020 from .

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