Dr. Richard Fry Joins the GDC Team as a K-12 Educational Consultant
Dr. Fry to Assist GDC with Rapidly Evolving Technology Needs of K-12 Education Clients
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania – September 1, 2021
Global Data Consultants, LLC (GDC), a leading IT hardware, managed solutions and staffing technology provider headquartered in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania welcomes Dr. Richard Fry as a K-12 Educational Consultant.
“We are fortunate to have Dr. Fry assist in guiding our continued commitment and investment in serving the technology needs of the K-12 market”, noted Mike Jackson, SVP of Business Development. “Rich’s breadth and depth of experience make him uniquely qualified to help GDC deliver solutions that meet the rapidly evolving technology needs of K-12 school districts.”
Dr. Fry received a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Lock Haven University, a master’s degree from the University of Richmond and his doctorate in Education from Penn State University. Dr. Fry brings over 35 years of experience in the K-12 education sector that evolved from being a teacher, principal, director of athletics and student affairs and assistant superintendent before retiring after a 16-year term leading Big Spring School District as Superintendent.
“While technology has long been a vital tool for change in K-12 education, the COVID-19 pandemic sped up the need to deploy technology at an unprecedented level,” noted Dr. Fry. “As a top-tier IT hardware and service provider, GDC is exceptionally qualified to address the distinctive technology requirements of individual school districts. I am excited to join GDC as we leverage GDC’s data intelligence and analytics expertise to support district leadership in turning data into insights to drive their vision and the needs of their community.”
About Dr. Richard Fry
Retired Superintendent of Schools with a demonstrated history of working in various educational settings including large suburban and rural school districts. Skilled in Strategic Planning and Visioning, Budgeting, Coaching, Educational Technology, Educational Programming, and Facility Utilization based on Enrollment Trends and Community Needs. Strong education professional with a Masters focused in Arts and Sciences from the University of Richmond and a Doctorate focused on Educational Leadership from Penn State. An active advocate at both the state and national level.
Currently supporting various offerings at New Story Schools within a role of engaging school leaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Supporting several national and regional education vendors as a consultant and/or advisor. President of NCTLS focused on supporting school district leaders nationally.
About Global Data Consultants
Global Data Consultants, LLC empowers businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, GDC delivers services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, managed IT services, desktop lifecycle management, project management, and business process consulting.