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Tom Vander Ark is a recognized advocate for powerful learning experiences. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises school districts and networks, education foundations and funders and impact organizations on the path forward. A prolific writer and speaker, Tom is author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World; Smart Cities That Work for Everyone: 7 Keys to Education & Employment; and Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning. He has published thousands of articles, co-authored and contributed to more than 50 books and white papers. He writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Vander Ark on Innovation, and contributes to GettingSmart.com, Medium, HuffPost and LinkedIn.

Previously, Tom served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also served as a public school superintendent in Washington state and has extensive private sector experience. Tom co-founded the first education venture fund, Learn Capital. Tom is Board Chair of Charter Board Partners, Director for 4.0 Schools, Digital Learning Institute, eduInnovation and Imagination Foundation and Advisor for One Stone and Teton Science Schools.

Tom has presented at a variety of national conferences, including SXSWEdu, iNACOL’s Blended & Online Learning Symposium, ASU/GSV, National Charter Schools Conference and AACN Annual Meeting. He has also presented at international conferences including The World Bank, The Digital Education Show Middle East and Bett Show.

Tom received the Distinguished Achievement Medal and graduated from the Colorado School of Mines. He earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Denver, and continues his education online.

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Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks For Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning

Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks For Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning

Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning

Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning

Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World

Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World

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Tom Vander Ark

Author & CEO of Getting Smart

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Tom Vander Ark Biography

Tom Vander Ark is a recognized advocate for powerful learning experiences. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises school districts and networks, education foundations and funders and impact organizations on the path forward. A prolific writer and speaker, Tom is author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World; Smart Cities That Work for Everyone: 7 Keys to Education & Employment; and Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning. He has published thousands of articles, co-authored and contributed to more than 50 books and white papers. He writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Vander Ark on Innovation, and contributes to GettingSmart.com, Medium, HuffPost and LinkedIn.

Previously, Tom served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also served as a public school superintendent in Washington state and has extensive private sector experience. Tom co-founded the first education venture fund, Learn Capital. Tom is Board Chair of Charter Board Partners, Director for 4.0 Schools, Digital Learning Institute, eduInnovation and Imagination Foundation and Advisor for One Stone and Teton Science Schools.

Tom has presented at a variety of national conferences, including SXSWEdu, iNACOL’s Blended & Online Learning Symposium, ASU/GSV, National Charter Schools Conference and AACN Annual Meeting. He has also presented at international conferences including The World Bank, The Digital Education Show Middle East and Bett Show.

Tom received the Distinguished Achievement Medal and graduated from the Colorado School of Mines. He earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Denver, and continues his education online.

Tom Vander Ark Videos

  • Tom Vander Ark - Education Reform - YouTube
  • In Focus with Tom Vander Ark: Getting Smart - YouTube
  • Tom Vander Ark, CEO, Getting Smart - YouTube

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    Booking fees for Tom Vander Ark, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tom Vander Ark, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Tom Vander Ark?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tom Vander Ark for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tom Vander Ark for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tom Vander Ark or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tom Vander Ark or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Tom Vander Ark Speaker Videos

  • Tom Vander Ark - Education Reform - YouTube
    In Focus with Tom Vander Ark: Getting Smart - YouTube
  • Tom Vander Ark, CEO, Getting Smart - YouTube
    Education's Rock Stars - Tom Vander Ark - YouTube
  • TEDxManhattanBeach - Tom Vander Ark - Innovations In Education ...

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