Dave Dickens Sr.

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center

[ALUMNUS] Part-Time Environmental Educator

Education Department

Interests and Expertise

Dave began his teaching career by teaching history for 13 years. He spent 22 years as a high school principal at Unionville High School and Archbishop Carroll High School and as an assistant principal at Unionville High School and Avon Grove High School. He also coached basketball, baseball, and soccer. Dave enjoys traveling, hunting, and fly fishing. He is a member of the White Clay Flyfishers and Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited (TU), Valley Forge Chapter. He is the “Trout in the Classroom” representative for Valley Forge TU working with eight schools in Delaware and Chester Counties.


  • Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Master’s and Principal Certification, Cheney University, Cheney, Pennsylvania.
  • B.S., Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

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