As Ingenuity’s Data & Research Associate, Tom supports the management of Ingenuity’s artlook™ Suite—a proprietary data collection and dissemination system—and the production of annual public-facing data reports. He also works with community arts partners and CPS staff to drive engagement in data-tracking systems and designs ways to integrate data into all of Ingenuity’s core program areas.
Having served as a Research & Teaching Assistant at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Tom has experience with data collection, management, analysis, and modeling. He benefits Ingenuity by combining these skills with his background in music education. Tom holds a BA in Music from Truman State University and an MA in Arts Administration from Indiana University – Bloomington.
"If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite."
-William Blake, English poet
GET THE FACTS: In the 2015-16 school year, 59% of reporting CPS elementary schools met the 120 minutes of weekly arts instruction recommendation, up from 47% two years ago.