Glen Bull is the founding editor of CITE Journal, established in 2000. He is a professor of education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. He served as principal investigator for a U.S. Department of Education initiative designed to facilitate collaboration across teacher educator associations. This led to establishment of a consortium of teacher educator associations, the National Technology Leadership Coalition. The coalition members met for the first National Technology Leadership Summit (NTLS) in 2000.
The presidents of ten participating teacher educator associations attended the most recent leadership summit. NTLS is the only event in which presidents of ten education associations work together and collaborate across disciplinary lines in an informal environment. Sharon Robinson, president and CEO of the Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE), posted an overview of some of the accomplishments that have been achieved through this annual leadership summit:
Teacher Educators Unite to Shape Educational Technology
The journal Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal) was established and jointly published by the founding members of the coalition. The annual leadership meeting provides an opportunity for CITE Journal editors to meet with association presidents and the editors of other educational technology journals published by these associations.
Glen Bull serves as coordinator of the Laboratory School for Advanced Manufacturing (Lab School). He is chair of SITE’s Maker SIG and is education editor of the Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. He is a recipient of the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association (VTEEA) Lynn P. Barrier Engineering Leadership Award for “state and national leadership in developing curriculum and instructional resources that advance the study of design and engineering in K-12 education.” He was recognized with the Commonwealth of Virginia Achievement Award for establishment of Virginia’s Public Education Network, one of the nation’s first K-12 Internet systems
He served as a founder and president of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE). He subsequently served as a founder and president of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). He is a recipient of the VSTE Lifetime Achievement award and has been recognized with the Honors of the Association award by the International Society for Technology in Education. He is one six SITE members who have received the SITE Founders Award.
Glen L. Bull
Curry School of Education
University of Virginia
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