John T. Thompson, PhD Adjunct Professor

John T. Thompson, PhD

Dr. Thompson recently retired as an Associate Professor at Buffalo State College in the Educational Technology graduate program. His over 40 years of experience in education, with over 25 years working with educational technology, includes positions in urban, suburban, and rural PK-12 private and public schools as an elementary and secondary classroom teacher (general education and special education), curriculum coordinator, principal, and school superintendent. He also functioned as director of training for two state governments, director of a computer training organization, and coordinator of several programs in higher education. His PhD is in Education Administration from the University at Buffalo and he holds School District Administrator certification in New York. His current research interests are in online learning, Web conferencing, and green computing. Dr. Thompson has many publications and has made numerous presentations at state, national, and international conferences.