Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for over forty-five years. Over 1.4 million copies of his books are in print in English on issues related to learning and human development.
He is the author of twenty books including his first novel entitled Childless about a childless child psychologist who tries to foil a U.S. government plot to declare childhood as a medical disorder and eliminate it from the human genome). His other books are all nonfiction books on learning and human development and include the following:
His books are also available in over 100 foreign editions in 30 languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Hebrew, Danish, Russian, and Greek .
He has written for Ladies Home Journal, Family Circle (where he received awards from the Educational Press Association, and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, Parenting (where he was a regularly featured columnist for four years), Mothering (where he was a contributing editor), The AMA Journal of Ethics, and many other periodicals, journals, and edited books.
He has appeared on several national and international television and radio programs, including NBC’s “The Today Show,” “CBS This Morning,” “CNN,” the “BBC” and “The Voice of America.”
Articles featuring his work have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, Good Housekeeping, and hundreds of other newspapers and magazines around the country.
Dr. Armstrong has given over 1000 keynotes, workshop presentations, and lectures on six continents in 29 countries, and 44 states in the past thirty years. His clients have included Sesame Street, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the European Council of International Schools, the Republic of Singapore, and several state departments of education.