Susan Patrick Talks Education Technology
CENTER: YOUR CAREER HAS SPANNED STATE GOVERNMENT AND NOW FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. AS YOU ASCENDED TO DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, WHAT HELPED TRANSFORM YOU INTO THE PERSON WHO IS RIGHT FOR THIS POSITION?
Patrick:After graduate school, I was looking for a way to use my background in policy to focus on leadership in technology. I wanted to find a place where I could help students, as well as help administrators and policy leaders see some of the new options available through technology.