Tom Castellano has 50 years of experience in education. He shares his knowledge with educators as a consultant who offers presentations and workshops on Lee Canter’s relationship-based classroom management.
Tom Castellano has nearly 50 years of experience in education. He shares his extensive knowledge with educators throughout North America as a sought-after consultant who offers presentations and workshops on Lee Canter’s Assertive Discipline®, Succeeding With Difficult Students®, and relationship-based classroom management. Other areas of expertise include implementing instructional strategies, teaching reading in content areas, and cultivating parental involvement. Tom began his career as a social studies teacher at Clyde Junior/Senior High School in New York, where he eventually became the department chair. He also served as principal of Clyde-Savannah High School and was an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Oswego.
Tom is a member of the National Education Association, National Staff Development Council, and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. His written work includes coauthorship of “Supervision for the Purpose of Improving Teacher Effectiveness” in the publication News and Notes on the Social Sciences Monograph (New York State Supervisory Association).
Tom earned a bachelor of science from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York, and a master of arts from Syracuse University. He also received a certificate of advanced studies in education administration from the State University of New York at Oswego.
Canter’s Classroom Management
Canter’s Classroom Management experts focus on establishing safe and orderly school environments that support closing achievement gaps.
Presentations by Tom Castellano
- Assertive Discipline
- Classroom Management for Academic Success
- Parents on Your Side
- Succeeding With Difficult Students