Masters Degree in Education/Professional Development from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Bachelors Degree in Health Education from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Associate of Science Degree in Biology/Life Science from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Health Education instructor for 31 years in the Osseo-Fairchild school system and the Fall Creek school district with the last 19 years in the Eau Claire school system. All in Wisconsin.

Author of a book titled, "Raising Pre-teens? ..Don't Freak.....Tweak and Empower them for Life"

Teaches graduate level courses to teachers and administrators through IGS (Institute of Graduate Studies). Credits awarded are through North Dakota University

Former adjunct faculty member with the University of Alaska-Anchorage, UW-La Crosse and UW-Eau Claire, University of St. Thomas in MN. and Silver Lake out of Manitowoc, WI. Has experience as a  leadership training specialist for Hazelden - a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Center City, Minnesota

Owner of his own business: Balanced Wellness Services-Publicly speaks/presents and provides presentations/classes/trainings on over 80 different health related topics.

Married with 2 children and proud to be a grandpa----twice!


"Tom - I enjoyed how motivated you were and that you lived  the content you taught. Fun, interesting and informative. I will use this information."

"This was one of the best classes! I will benefit greatly as a teacher and parent. Mr. Kidd provided much enthusiasm for our engagement and learning. He also provided us with practical ways to use this information. Thanks!"

"This class exceeded my expectations. Thank you so much you have no idea how much this little 2 day class has affected my confidence in my beliefs in creating relationships with students."
"Loved the class!"

"I have [already] recommended this course. I think its one of the best ones I've taken yet." "A great class. I learned so much."

'This was an awesome class. I am going to recommend it to all the staff in my building!"