Who We Are
Mike has served on the Boards of several organizations committed to championing Canada’s public education system and promoting B.C. internationally. In addition to his focus on self-regulation, he is also active as a resource person on system improvement through innovative leadership, accountability, ethics and professional learning communities.
CEO and President of JKT based in Vancouver, BC. Tom is a former district school administrator who has extensive contacts with state and district administrators across North America. He is an expert in professional development, a former teacher, elementary principal, middle school principal and high school principal. Tom has also worked at the school level in curriculum development and implementation, teaching personnel, leadership development, career education, adult education, international education, funding and financial planning, as well as implementing a wide range of district wide innovations. He worked in the Ministry of Education in British Columbia as a regional coordinator – working with school districts to implement policy and programs. Currently he is the principal of JK Thomas Associates – consulting with Canadian and U.S. educational leaders to design professional development initiatives for K12 environments – both in a web based format and traditional face to face venues.