Tom Vander Ark Biography

Tom Vander Ark is an advocate for innovations in learning. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises schools, districts, networks, foundations and learning organizations on the path forward. Tom is the author of Getting Smart, Smart Cities That Work for Everyone, Smart Parents, Better Together, The Power of Place and Difference Making at the Heart of Learning. He previously served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and was a public-school superintendent in Washington State.

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Tom Vander Ark Videos

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

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Tom Vander Ark is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Teacher Motivation, Education Motivation and Business Leaders. The estimated speaking fee range to book Tom Vander Ark for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Tom Vander Ark generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jaime Casap, Eduardo Briceño and Liz Dozier. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tom Vander Ark for an upcoming event.

Tom Vander Ark Videos

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