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Leanna Archambault

Leanna Archambault
Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Associate Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Leadership and Innovation, Arizona State University, West campus
Lead Research Liaison, Sustainability Science Education Project, Biodesign Institute

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Arizona State University, West campus
PO Box 37100, MS 3151
Phoenix, AZ 85069

Dr. Archambault’s research areas include increasing sustainability literacy among pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher preparation for online and blended classrooms, the use of innovative technologies to improve learning outcomes, and the nature of technological pedagogical content knowledge. In addition to publishing in several prominent journals, she was awarded the Online Learning Innovator Award for Important Research from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning in 2010 and 2012. In 2013, she was named as the Promising Research Scholar for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Dr. Archambault is part of the Sustainability Science Education project, a collaborative, interdisciplinary team responsible for the development and implementation of a required course centered on sustainability issues and topics for pre-service teachers. This project won the 2015 President's Award for Sustainability. Through her work, Dr. Archambault seeks to have a lasting impact on the practice of future and existing teachers throughout the state of Arizona and beyond.

PhD, Instructional and Curricular Studies, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 2008

MEd, Educational Technology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 2002

BA, Secondary Education, English Emphasis, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 1996

Journal Articles


Warren, A., L. Archambault and R. W. Foley. 2014. Sustainability Education Framework for Teachers: Developing sustainability literacy through futures, values, systems, and strategic thinking. The Journal of Sustainability Education 6(May):. (link )



Warren, A., R. W. Foley, J. Richter, L. Archambault, O. Ahmad and J. Harlow. 2015. Crafting digital stories to strengthen and extend STS concepts and critical thinking skills beyond the field. Presentation at the 4S 2015, November 11-14, 2015, Denver, CO. (link )

Conference Papers


Archambault, L., L. Hartwell, E. N. Redman and A. Hale. 2012. Developing sustainability literacy among preservice teachers through web-based learning.. Pp. 83-87 In: Resta, P. ed., Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference . Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference. (link )