About: Tom Whitby
- Author of The Relevant Educator, I am a former Adjunct Professor of Education at St Joseph's College in New York. I came to that position after 34 years as a secondary English teacher in the Public School system. I was also a leader in my New York State United Teacher Locals for 30 years. I am the Social Media Consultant and former Contributing Editor for SmartBlog on Education by SmartBrief. I am the Founder of #EDCHAT and the host of The Edchat Radio Show on the BAM Radio Network. I founded and Own a Ning Community, The Educator's PLN. I was a member of the Board of Directors of NYSCATE for 5 years. I have founded a number of Education Groups on Linkedin including Technology-Using Professors Group. I have been recognized with an Edublog Award for the most Influential Educational Twitter Series, Edchat. I bog for Edutopia and have guest blogged for many blogs including: The Royal Treatment, Teacher's Reboot Camp, ASCDEdge. T.H.E. Journal, Tech & Learning Leadership.