Born in the Year of the Tiger, in the first month of Aquarius, in a small, rural Arkansas town called Luxora (population 1000). Taught to read and do basic math before kindergarten by my mother and big brother, breezed through 12 years of a high school education with a GPA of 93.50 and vowed to never study again…. (How wrong I was… I have never stopped studying, be it formal or informal I love to study and learn new things…
Thomas Jerome Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Past Coordinator (2011-2014) of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile.
He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago.
Comunidad de Innovación Escolar: Es una red que reúne a profesionales de la educación preocupados por desarrollar y fortalecer las capacidades de sus comunidades educativas, a través de la creatividad, la innovación y el emprendimiento.
Thomas was selected for membership in the Comunidad de Innovación Escolar of the Foundation Telefónica and Foundation Educación 2020. It is a network that brings together education professionals concerned with developing and strengthening the capacities of their educational communities through creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Thomas is also a past member (2011-2012) of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile.
Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching materials. He has published a total of sixty-five (65) books.
The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.
Amazing & Funtastic Books by Thomas Jerome Baker