About JK Thomas
JK Thomas is a network of practicing leaders in education; authors, researchers, speakers, consultants, and service providers to K-12 education, committed to delivering powerful professional learning experiences to teachers, principals and school district leaders who seek to enhance learning in schools.

We collaborate or partner with clients to ensure we align your needs, learning objectives, available resources, and organizational culture to the design of professional learning opportunities.

We work with you to deliver online learning experiences in one of two ways:
  • Customized eLearning
    From a brief interview, we see how you are currently delivering professional development in your organization, both in face to face and online delivery models and based on your objectives, your budget and your current practices we can provide you with a set of options that will support you in your mission of enhancing learning in schools
  • A repertoire of pre-designed online professional development
    We provide you with a rich array of online learning options for K-12 educators from a bank of scheduled eLearning events.

Our past, present and growing partner and client list:
  • Clark County School District
  • Alaska Staff Development Network
  • Staff Development for Educators

Our Mission

"To enhance learning in schools"

Through the power of the internet, we work with you to design, develop and deliver web based professional development opportunities for teachers, principals and district leaders that compliment and supplement you professional development programs with the aim of making a powerful impact on the learning of every student in your care.

"Harness the power of the internet to enhance learning in schools"

Our People

Tom Unwin
CEO and President of JKT based in Vancouver, BC. Tom is a former district school administrator who has extensive contacts with state and district administrators across North America. He is an expert in professional development, a former teacher, elementary principal, middle school principal and high school principal. Tom has also worked at the school level in curriculum development and implementation, teaching personnel, leadership development, career education, adult education, international education, funding and financial planning, as well as implementing a wide range of district wide innovations. He worked in the Ministry of Education in British Columbia as a regional coordinator - working with school districts to implement policy and programs. Currently he is the principal of JK Thomas Associates - consulting with U.S. state educational leaders and Canadian educational to design their professional development initiatives for K12 environments - both in a web based format and traditional face to face venues..

Danielle Finlayson
Based in British Columbia Canada, she is a web site manager, web design consultant - has extensive experience with web design and program development. She operates her own web consulting service and with JKT - services - both web site and online program services

Gary Pelzer
CFO JKT. Gary has a BA and is a practicing Chartered Accountant based in British Columbia Canada. Gary operates his own financial consulting and accounting firm to Canadian School Districts and provides consulting and leadership to the financial operations of JKT.

For more information on how to join our growing network of committed educational leaders across North America, click here to contact us via email, or call us at 1-888-459-3888.

Our Policies

Privacy Policy
Information shared by participants registering for any JK Thomas event will be used for confirmation purposes ot to send information on upcoming events. All registration information is considered confidential and is not shared or sold under any circumstances.

Registraton Terms and Conditions
Registrations are accepted on a full-payment, first come, first serve basis only. Confirmation will only be mailed upon receipt of payment or purchase order. Registration rates include all applicable taxes. A $15.00 charge will be applied to checks that are returned due to non-sufficient funds (NSF).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
If you are unable to attend a program, send cancellation in writing by email before the start of the program to either designate an alternative (at no additional charge) or to request a refund. All cancellations are subject to a processing fee. Cancellations received 72 hours, or more, prior to the start of an event will be charged 10% of the paid registration. Cancellations received within 72 hours of the start of the event will be charged 50% of the paid registration fee. No shows will not receive a refund.
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