Tom joins the Professional Education Department as an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership. Tom has a 1961 BA in American Studies from Yale; a 1963 MA in Fine Arts from Harvard; a 1968 M.A.T in English from Yale; and a 1981 Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Harvard. Tom has held many positions in educational leadership over the year. His most recent position was principal at Freeport High School from 1996-2006.