My Town Tutors is always looking to find great resources in education. Thomas Whitby is one of the best. We are very excited to be posting a guest blog from him in the next few days, but his personal biography is so impressive that we felt is was worthy of sharing by itself. His credentials are simply amazing.

We have included links to some of the great resources that he is associated with. His guest blog is awesome and we are putting the finishing touches on it, so please check back soon. We should have it up in the next few days.

Thomas D. Whitby is currently a contributing Editor for SmartBlog on Education by SmartBrief. Retired from Public Education after serving 34 years as a secondary English teacher, and an additional six years as an adjunct Professor at St Joseph’s College in New York. He founded seven educational groups on Linkedin, the largest being 8,000+ members, the Technology-Using Professors Group. He is a Co-Creator of #Edchat, an award winning educational discussion group on Twitter. He hosts the weekly Edchat Radio Show on the BAM Radio Network. He created the Educator’s PLN, a global Ning site, where approximately 15,000 educators share and collaborate daily. He is an educational Blogger, My Island View: Educational, Disconnected Utterances. He has written about Social Media in Education for several national educational journals including Learning and Leading the Journal for the International Society for Technology in Education. He has presented at statewide and National Educational Conferences,including several 140 Character Conferences on Social Media in Los Angeles, and New York City.