Resistence or Obstacles to Change

  • Lack of resources
  • Educators themselves are often skeptical of change (school system cultures that lead faculty and administrators to resist new ideas, technologies and missions)
  • Teacher unions
  • Special interest groups with different agendas
  • Tradition
  • Instability of leadership
  • Lack of clear communication
  • Lack of respect for others
  • Lack of knowledge of the change process
  • Lack of patience for the time it takes to do it right