Tom Kalinowski

Director, Academic Year Program

Tom provides leadership and vision to the Academic Year Program (AYP). He oversees all aspects of AYP from reviewing prospective students, supervising placements, and communicating with Foreign Partners. He collaborates with his extended team form the national office to the network to ensure that all students are receiving the support and care they need. 

Tom was born in Gdansk, Poland, relocating to the U.S. in 1988. Prior to joining NOD in 1997, he was working in financial services in New York City. Like many others at NOD, he has had many responsibilities over the years, ranging from travel coordinator to student advisor to PE teacher at our school in St. Paul, MN.