Tom Roy, PhD, works with schools and districts on methods to improve student learning, assessment, and school leadership. He has also worked with schools and nonprofit organizations nationally and internationally on issues of leadership, curriculum, assessment, and organizational effectiveness.
A lifelong educator, Dr. Roy has served as a science and mathematics teacher and coach in elementary, middle, and high schools. As a school administrator, his experiences include guiding districtwide curriculum and instruction. He was a superintendent for 12 years, and he taught college for several years. Dr. Roy developed a science curriculum that has been delivered via radio to remote areas of Papua New Guinea.
Dr. Roy has expertise in teaching for understanding, student assessment, and coaching teachers and administrators. He uses the Art and Science of Teaching model as a vehicle for teacher improvement (both coaching and evaluation). Dr. Roy has delivered long-term professional development services in inner-city schools with School Improvement Grants.
He earned a PhD in curriculum and instruction from Boston College, an MS in education from Elmira College, and a BS from the State University of New York.