Currently Tom Woodward heads the Department of Instructional Technology in Henrico County Public Schools (Richmond, VA). With over 30,000 laptops, Henrico remains the largest and longest running (10+ years) 1:1 laptop initiative in the United States.
Tom has worked with K12, non-profits, and higher education institutions for the last 11 years focusing on how technology can change educational possibilities. As a teacher, computer technician, academic technology consultant, and father of four he brings an interesting mix of experiences to the conversation. He advocates for common sense, educational reform, open resources, and doesn’t believe in digital natives.