Tom Liam Lynch is Director of Education Policy at The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School and Editor-in-Chief of InsideSchools, a go-to resource for families navigating the New York City school system. A former English teacher, school district official for the New York City Department of Education, and educational technology professor, Dr. Lynch has written dozens of articles and presented the world over on educational technologies, new literacies, and K-12 computer science. He recently launched Plotting Plots, a website that aims to help readers find joy in using quantitative literary data to explore literature. Dr. Lynch received the 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Award from the National Council of Teachers of English and was named to City & State’s Power 100 in Education list in 2021. He holds a doctorate in English education from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Learn more at www.tomliamlynch.com.