The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is proud to announce the first of ten new McGowan Fellows for the 2012-2013 academic year, has been selected.
Congratulations to Thomas Arnett, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. We look forward to sharing more information on each Fellow as they are selected!
Tom is a second-year student at the Tepper School of Business, where he studies in the Technology Leadership Track. He serves on the Academics Committee of the Graduate Business Association and as the Vice President of Education for the Organizational Leadership Club. He spent his summer as an Education Pioneers Fellow, working at the Achievement First charter school network to design and pilot digital learning hybrid classroom models.
Prior to attending Tepper, Tom was a Teach For America corps member and taught middle school math in the Kansas City Missouri School District. His experiences as a teacher inspired him with a passion for education reform and educational technology. His goal is to develop and propagate educational models and learning technologies that will individualize students’ learning experiences and increase access to high-quality education for people from all walks of society.