Tom Forget, Ph.D.
Implementation Coach and Trainer
Tom Forget, Ph.D., is a life-long educator. He began his professional career teaching in a high school in the Bronx, moved to the principalship of a PK-8 elementary school in Yonkers, and later served as principal of another PK-8 elementary school in the Bronx. During his service as teacher and principal, Tom was certified by the State of NY as a building supervisor and district superintendent. He obtained a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Fordham University.
Following his PK-12 service, Tom moved to higher education, teaching as an adjunct assistant professor at Fordham, and joining senior administration of Sacred Heart University. He served as the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs of the University for 11 years. As a VP, he continued teaching educators in the University’s College of Education and upon completing service as Provost joined the faculty of the Department of Educational Leadership full-time.
Tom’s research interests are in the areas of school leadership, teacher morale, virtue in educator preparation programs, and holistic education. Recently, he has served as a coach for urban school principals and their leadership teams on emotional intelligence in schools for the RULER Approach of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.