Professional Learning Specialists

Tiffany Thompson

Instructional Technology Trainer
Brooklyn, MD

Tiffany has 15+ years in the education field including experience as a classroom teacher, technology coordinator, instructional technologist, trainer and adjunct instructor. After teaching elementary school for four years, she moved to Tokyo, Japan where she gained a love for technology while completing her Master’s in Education Degree with a focus on Instructional Technology. From there, her hands have consistently been in the “educational technology pot”. She consults and trains on instructional technology; facilitates online workshops; writes and edits training curriculum/material; and teaches graduate level students.

In her many roles, Tiffany has led school initiatives as well as research to support interactive/digital and mobile learning, written grants for digital technologies in her previous schools, planned and conducted numerous workshops, and presented at local and national conferences.

Her educational background also includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and an Administration and Supervision certificate from Maryland State Department of Education. Tiffany is also a Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Certified Educator and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. 

Her enthusiasm for developing 21st century learners and innovative educators has inspired her to begin development on an app for educators. She is always willing to assist novice and veteran educators in finding new and creative ways to incorporate technology into their teaching. Her philosophy is, “In order to improve rigor and relevance in the classroom, teachers must become proficient and comfortable in using technology to create innovative and engaging lessons that extend students’ personal limits and potential. Using various instructional technology tools; creating opportunities for students to be innovative; and being fearless are key in advancing 21st century skills.”