Tiffany Thompson is the CEO of Digital Scholars Consulting, an educational technology consulting company focusing on helping schools develop 21st century teachers and students. She is an Instructional Technology Specialist with over 18 years in the education field, including experience as a classroom teacher, technology coordinator, trainer, and college instructor. After teaching elementary school in Baltimore City for years, she moved to Japan where she gained a love for technology. She currently consults and trains nationally on instructional technology and facilitates online workshops for Maryland State Department of Education and teaches at McDaniel College.
Tiffany has a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, a Master's Degree in Education with a focus on IT, and an Administration and Supervision certificate from Maryland State Department of Education. She is also a Microsoft Master Trainer, Surface Expert and Innovative Educator Expert. Her philosophy is, "To improve rigor, relevance, engagement and success in the classroom, teachers must become proficient and comfortable in using technology to create authentic learning tasks that includes all learners and extend students' personal limits and potential."