Tom discusses his upbringing and his 40 year career in public education as well as how Great Falls Public Schools is tackling long-standing challenges while simultaneously confronting the barriers to learning caused by COVID-19.
Patrick E. Douglas lives in Montana with his wife Jessica and their two sons Marky and Jack. Douglas, a journalist since 1994, has written for numerous magazines and newspapers across the country. A movie critic who has watched thousands of films, Douglas initially began writing novels as a way of getting the original stories in his brain onto paper. A non-fiction junkie, Douglas occasionally finds inspiration in fiction books from authors such as Chuck Palahniuk and Thomas Harris. He has written numerous acclaimed books, including Thalamus, Niobrara's Thorn, Redeem, Game Seven and Frankie Funder.