Chuck Henry is the Instructional Technology Coordinator for the Peru Central School District in northern New York State and an employee of the Northeastern Regional Information Center. Although Chuck has been a professional in the field of information technology for close to a decade his interest in computer related hardware and software began much earlier with his family’s Commodore 64. He learned to navigate programming languages while in high school and college and continues today to be a regular and early adopter of technology. Chuck enjoys using technology as both a personal and professional tool and maintains a rich understanding of the fields of educational technology; Linux based systems, Drupal and other Open Source projects. He is a Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certified Technician.
Chuck graduated in 2003 with a Master of Science Degree in Instructional Technology and Media Management from the State University of New York College at Potsdam. He is a trained and certified educator in the State of New York with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. He has taught in a variety of settings including a 4th grade classroom, a vocational campus, and even night classes of adult learners. Chuck routinely provides professional development and software training to teachers and administrators in the North Country region. He believes strongly that good technology integration in the classroom needs to be driven by good pedagogy.