Thomas Murray

Director of Innovation

Future Ready Schools

After serving as a teacher and principal at both the elementary and secondary levels, and then at the district level, Tom now serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready SchoolsⓇ, a project of All4Ed, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and has previously worked alongside that body and the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education, state departments of education, and school districts throughout the country to implement student-centered learning. Murray serves as a regular conference keynote and has previously been named one of “20 to Watch” by NSBA, the “National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year”, the “Education Thought Leader of the Year”, and the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences. His best-selling book, Learning Transformed, was released in 2017 with ASCD, and his most recent best-seller, Personal & Authentic, was released in 2019. Connect with him at