Thomas DeVere Wolsey, Ed. D., teaches graduate courses in research and literacy in the Graduate School of Education at The American University in Cairo. He leads professional development for teachers in Guatemala, Mexico, China, on the Hopi Reservation; and throughout the United States, among other places.
He is the author or co-author of eight books for teachers and teacher educators including Literacy in the Disciplines and Assessment Literacy. Dr. Wolsey has developed training materials for the California Department of Education, TextProject, San Diego State University; and North County (San Diego) Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program. His specialties include exploring intersections of literacy and technology, middle grades and secondary literacy practices, teacher preparation, and green school design. He and Dr. Nance Wilson are the organizers of the Beyond the App event.