About Dale


Dale LidickerDale Lidicker is an award winning teacher who has taught special education at the middle school level for over 18 years. He has taught for over 12 years at Evergreen Middle School in Colorado. He also teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels for teacher education programs in elementary, secondary, and special education for the University of Phoenix.

Dale earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Northern Arizona University. He also has a strong background in music therapy. He is an ardent advocate for his students and is dedicated to assisting his students to become as independent as possible, both socially and academically.

When not connecting with his students and audiences that include both parents and peers, he plays the guitar, writes poetry and is an enthusiastic reader and follower of what’s happening in education today.

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