Harry Dickens is an Instructional Technology Consultant for several school districts in Arkansas and other states. Previously, he was the Technology Director for the Arkansas Public School Resource Center. Prior to his position at the center, Harry was a classroom teacher in Texarkana and El Dorado, Arkansas. He left the classroom to become the instructional technology director for the Texarkana School District. Harry teaches professional development classes on infusing technology into instruction throughout Arkansas, as well as at national conferences. He is a member of the core Technology Infused Education (TIE) team, a technology group of more than 100 instructional technology trainers in Arkansas.
Harry is also a member of the Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL), which is a cadre of administrators that contributes new technology resources and provides orientation and training sessions throughout the state. He is currently serving on the Arkansas State technology planning committee and is chairing the teaching and learning subcommittee. He also is an author consultant with Corwin Press. And can deliver technology training as well as Visible Learning training throughout North America.
Harry believes that receiving education content extends beyond district or state boundaries. He also believes we must embrace mobile technologies as a teaching tool, as well as a delivery mechanism for relevant content for classrooms. Harry and his wife, El Quita, have two sons, Harrison and Jordan.