Ross Thomas is the Director of Professional Learning and Digital Coaching for the Abilene ISD. He is a certified trainer and coach for Franklin Covey and the Leader in Me model. Prior to serving AISD as Director, Ross was a teacher, coach, assistant principal and content specialist. Outside of the district, Ross has taught in multiple cities across TX and Colorado. Rounding out his experience, Ross has led church’s student ministries and climbed to Director of Operations and Marketing of a greeting card business. If Ross isn’t among the schools helping teachers and students, you can find him adventuring outdoors with his family or watching movies. Hiking, biking, and hunting has led to some near death experiences you’ll have to ask him about!