Thomas La Pointe


Thomas La Pointe
Director of Education
Assistant Professor
Department of Composition and Literature
Bergen Community College

Thomas La Pointe is an Assistant Professor of Composition and Literature at Bergen Community College, where he is also a member of the Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation. Tom is also the Director of Education at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University, Newark. He has taught at the Shanghai International Studies University, China, and has served as a consultant on education to international organizations including the Documentation Center of Cambodia, the Open Society Institute and the Ford Foundation. Tom has served as a foreign correspondent at the Institute for Central American Studies, Costa Rica. He consults with educational publishers on issues related to English language acquisition, and has written, designed and developed materials for multi-lingual learners in schools both nation-wide and globally.