Arika Dickens

Teacher Librarian, Medina Elementary School / Bellevue School District

Arika Dickens is an elementary teacher-librarian in the suburbs of Seattle. She previously worked as a classroom teacher and children's public librarian before earning an MLIS and becoming a school librarian. She often presents workshops and sessions in Washington state and has served on WA's Sasquatch book award committee. An NBCT since 2009, she is passionate about utilizing the developmental and cognitive traits of children to design and teach interactive literacy and tech lessons.