Tom Reynolds

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Tom Reynolds currently teaches English at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois. He began his career at Hononegah in 1994, and since 2006, he has been the English Department Coordinator. Reynolds began his career in 1984 as a graduate teaching assistant at Loyola University in Chicago. He went on to teach Journalism and English for eight years at a Chicago-area Catholic high school where he also began teaching AP Literature & Composition. He has taught high school students of all grades and ability levels for 35 years and is a recipient of the Illinois State Board of Education’s “Those Who Excel” Award for Educational Excellence. In addition to being a high school teacher, Reynolds has worked as an AP Reader, coordinator for Gifted Education at Hononegah, internal reviewer for the Advanced Ed Accreditation Organization, and adjunct instructor for Northern Illinois University and Morton College in Cicero, Illinois. Currently he serves as an AP Mentor and AP Consultant for the Midwest and International Regions for the College Board and recently acted as a contributing writer and reviewer for Perfection Learning/Amsco Publishing’s newly-released book, English Language and Composition. In his own words, “I enjoy helping my colleagues no matter where I go. I am always willing to share my experiences and resources with anyone who might benefit from them.”