Dr. Anthony J. “Sonny” Magana III is an online learning pioneer. In 1995 Sonny created and served as principal of Washington State’s first CyberSchool—which is still serving the needs of students. He is an Oxford Research Scholar, award-winning teacher, and best-selling author. Sonny’s latest book, Disruptive Classroom Technologies introduced the T3 Framework as a next generation learning model for a new era. Synthesized from four decades of pioneering research, the T3 strategies were shown to reliably accelerate learning productivity and have been called: “A brilliant breakthrough in our understanding and use of technology for learning,” by Professor Michael Fullan “A visionary work that is insightful and inspirational,” by Dr. Robert Marzano; and, “A major step forward! Dr. Magana’s T3 Challenge is credible, powerful, and exciting; let’s do it!” by Professor John Hattie.
An avid musician, yoga practitioner, and mountaineer, Sonny was awarded the Milken Family Foundation Educator Award, the inaugural Washington Governor’s Commendation for Educational Excellence, the EdTech Digest Global Education Leadership Award, and was named one of their top influencers in education. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University, a Master of Education degree from City University, and an Administrative Credential and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Seattle University. He has successfully summited the highest peaks in his home state of Washington.
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