Executive Vice President, Business Development
Thomas Beer, Ed.M is Executive Vice President of Business Development for Futures Education and Futures HealthCore. Additionally, Tom serves as a Senior Education Consultant for Futures assisting school partners in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the special education delivery system. He has 16 years’ experience in education and leadership development, having served as the Louisiana Regional Director at Leadership for Educational Equity, and as the Director of Student Support Services for the Louisiana Recovery School District’s Baton Rouge Achievement Zone. Tom started his career in education as a public school teacher in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, and continued to work for kids and families as a special education policy advisor in state government and as a Research Associate with the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative at EDC, Inc. Previously, he was the Chief Laboratory Technician for the Epilepsy Research Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from Bates College and a Master of Education degree in Education Policy & Management from Harvard University.