At its fifth annual Thought Leadership Soirée, PR with Panache! will honor K-12 digital education trailblazer Tom Murray as 2017’s Thought Leader of the Year.
The Soirée, to be held on February 8, 2017 will honor Murray’s extraordinary dedication to connecting teachers and students through technology. Murray currently serves as the director of innovation for Future Ready Schools, a Project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, and is a former technology director, principal, and teacher.
Murray has been named one of “20 to Watch” by the National School Boards Association, the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences, and one of the top 16 “forward thinking EdTech leaders in the country” by Tech & Learning.
In 2015, Murray co-authored and released Leading Professional Learning; Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers. His second book is due from ASCD in 2017. He is also the cofounder of #edtechchat, a weekly educational technology Twitter forum, where hundreds of educators from around the world discuss digital learning.