Tom Schimmer

Tom Schimmer is an independent education consultant from Vancouver, BC. Over the course of his career he has been a classroom teacher, school administrator, and district level leader. Tom is an internationally recognized leader and expert in the areas of assessment for learning, sound grading practices, student behavior, and educational leadership. He has delivered both keynote and workshop sessions at the Pearson ATI, AMLE, and ASCD annual conferences and has worked directly with schools and school districts throughout Canada, the United States, Vietnam, China, and Myanmar. Tom is the author of Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading (Pearson, 2013). His new book, Grading from the Inside Out (Solution Tree), is scheduled for publication in 2015.