Meet the Team


J. Gavin Dickson, M.Ed.

Chief Executive Officer / Founder

J. Gavin Dickson has over fifteen years of educational experience, including teaching, campus administration, and District Director/Coordinator of Federal Programs and PEIMS. He has served educators and administrators through multiple venues including the Texas Charter School Association, Texas Association of School Business Officials, the TEA Charter School Summit, multiple Texas Educational Service Centers, and individual charter schools. Mr. Dickson seeks to empower Texas Charter Schools by partnering in their mission, ensuring their story is told, and remaining student centered.O


Naomi Davis

Sr. Data Quality Specialist

Naomi Davis  always wanted to be an educator, even from a young age. After college she eagerly started her teaching career. Though stepping away for a season to raise her children, Mrs. Davis remained heavily involved in the education of her children including multiple PTA roles from box tops to president. Mrs. Davis has an intimate knowledge of how public schools function both in the classroom and administratively.  Mrs. Davis will frequently tell those she serves, “It is a blessing to be back in education and serving with Dickson Educational Services. Our mission of making connections for student success is a true lifestyle.”



David Loseke

Attendance Specialist and Auditor

David Loseke is a thirty-five year veteran of the Texas Education Agency. He was employed as an auditor for his entire career, retiring as a Supervising Auditor in 2018. He has worked with PEIMS and the requirements for student attendance accounting since it’s establishment.

David is a 1981 graduate of the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.



Deborah Backus

Data Quality Specialist and Data Clerk

Deborah Backus joined Dickson Educational Services in 2018 to provide PEIMS, data entry and administrative support. Prior to joining the team Mrs. Backus had twenty two years in public and private school, which included teaching and campus support.

Mrs. Backus believes that “Developing strong relationships is the foundation of everything both professionally and personally”.  Dickson Educational Services is a perfect example of strong support for each one of it clients.

Managing Advisory Board

Lindy Dickson

Connie D. McCulloch

Debbie Nix