Senior Fellow in Character Education
Tom Kostic is the Field Program Coordinator at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Kostic is the key trainer for character-Based Literacy Curriculum, which is now in use in the court-community schools of many California counties and hundreds of regular and alternative classrooms throughout the United States.
Kostic is also a community school teacher for the Orange County Department of Education’s Alternative Court Community Education School and Services (ACCESS) program in Anaheim where his classroom serves as a model CBL classroom and laboratory of new projects.
Kostic frequently gives presentations and workshops for teachers and administrators on Character-Based Literacy. Kostic received his bachelor's degree from Concordia University Irvine and his master's in educational administration from National University.