About Me

Dr. Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich is the Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology. She is a Professor and Interim Chair of Instructional Systems Technology within the School of Education and an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University – Bloomington. Dr. Leftwich’s expertise lies in the areas of the design of K-12 curriculum resources (particularly focused on technology and computer science), the use of technology to support teacher education, and development/implementation of professional development for teachers and teacher educators. Dr. Leftwich investigates ways to teach computer science and ways to prepare preservice and inservice teachers to teach CS. She is a co-PI for the ECEP alliance, which seeks to broaden participation in computing at the K-16 levels. She is also a co-founder of CSforIN, which focuses on increasing CS access opportunities for all K-12 Indiana students. Her research focuses on the adoption and implementation of technology and computer science at the K-12 levels.