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Technology Education that School Principals Want PROCEEDINGS

, , University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States ; , University of Texas at Austin, United States ; , , Texas A & M International University, United States ; , Clear Creek ISD, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-33-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


School principals are called to be lifelong learners. The advancements of technology require school leaders to participate in ongoing education to remain skilled in and informed about technology usage. This article will first provide a literature review discussing the need for continuing education in technology for school administrators as lifelong learners. Secondly, it will discuss the types of technology education principals want, based on data generated from 100 elementary, middle school, and secondary principals. Thirdly, it will describe the types of software available to meet technology needs of school leaders. Lastly, this article will discuss the implications of this study in establishing professional development programs in technology education for school leaders.


Kajs, L.T., Brott, P.E., Sanders, R.L., Willman, E., Alaniz, R. & Gomez, D.M. (1999). Technology Education that School Principals Want. In J. Price et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (pp. 470-475). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


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