President and CEO
Making Student-Centered Learning Sustainable: Identifying technologies critical to creating successful solutions
Wednesday, May 24
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thor Prichard leads Clarity Innovations and its team of education practitioners, designers, and technology professionals using their blended expertise to help clients improve the process and practice of teaching and learning in a global society. When he’s not researching emerging trends and technologies that the education industry will discover and embrace 3-5 years from now, Thor is consulting with clients the likes of Intel Education, Adobe Systems, Common Sense Media, Math Learning Center, littleBits, and PASCO scientific on their education product strategy and technology innovation plans.
Working at the intersection of education and technology for over two decades—including serving as an executive director of a five-state nonprofit educational consortium, an instructional and user experience designer, a professional development presenter/speaker, and technology researcher/developer—he has proven to be an enthusiastic evangelist of technology-enriched pedagogy. Thor holds a BA in cognitive psychology from Reed College in Oregon and enjoys long-distance offshore sailing.