Dr. Phil Harris
Executive Director, AECT, USA


        Dr. Phillip Harris is executive director of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Previously, he was Director of the Center for Professional Development at Phi Delta Kappa International, the association for professional educators, and was a member of the faculty of Indiana University for twenty-two years, serving in both the Department of Psychology and the School of Education. Harris is working actively to preserve the public education system in the United States and is working on developing alternative strategies to counter the high-stakes testing movement. His most recent book, co-authored with Bruce M. Smith and Joan Harris, is The Myths of Standardized Tests: Why They Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do, published by Rowman & Littlefield.