Teacher in New Hampshire
Currently teaching high school computer science, for 9 years Alfred Thompson was the K-12 Computer Science Academic Relations Manager for Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, Alfred was a high school computer science teacher and school-wide technology coordinator. He has also taught grades K-8 as a computer specialist. Before teaching, Alfred was a software developer for 18 years. As a developer he worked on developing everything from accounting applications to operating systems. He has written several textbooks and project books for teaching Visual Basic and C# in high school and middle school. In his current role he is a frequent speaker at conferences and adviser on computer science curriculum.