Tom Crowther

Tom Crowther

Tom Crowther grew up in the mountains of southern Colorado. After high school, he attended Brigham Young University and completed his BA in mathematics at Adams State College in Alamosa, Colarado. Since moving to Kansas in 1988, he has been working for USD 380 as the district technology coordinator and system administrator of the computer networks. He also maintains the Centralia School web page. His main classes consist of mostly high school students, however Mr. Crowther finds himself often helping grade school students with their projects on computers. Tom's high school classes include Computer Applications with Microsoft Office, Web Page Design with various Adobe products, Interactive Media which is a class to create video and slides for Blue Valley TV, Computer Graphics where we create the yearbook, and Media Technology where we do an array of projects from programs to the senior video. Outside of the classroom, Tom coaches the cross country team, the high school and junior high school scholars' bowl teams, and is an assistant coach of the high school track teams.Tom is married to Mickie, has 4 children; Heidi, Katie, Jake, Jenny, three sons-in-law - James, Shane, and Tom(TJ) and seven amazing grandkids - Daphney, Abigail, Demitri, Paisley, Audrianne, Hyrum, and Kendrik. He enjoys outdoor sports, being with his family, gardening and of course technology. You can e-mail tom at

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HTML / WebPage Creation

html tutorials by John C. Gilson

Create The Net

WebPage Accessibility Checkers


Wave Web Accessibility Tool

Adobe Photoshop Favorites

Adobe Tutorials All Products

Adobe Premiere Favorites

Royalty Free Music

Green Screen Tips, Tricks and Materials - Chromakey Tutorial
This Tutorial shows how to set up a green screen and show many of the optional accessories
you can use with green screen technology.

How to Key Green Screen DSLR Footage in Premiere Pro CS5
This Tutorial is very basic but very nice. He shows lighting and how to do chromokey using Premiere CS5.

Adobe Premiere - How to Remove Green Screen (Chroma Key, Remove Background) Tutorial
This Tutorial isn't bad. Shows some different tricks and talks about perspective.

Editing Deadpool and Hail, Caesar! in Premiere Pro
This is a cool video that shows how Hollywood is using Premiere Pro.

Adobe Premiere Pro Basics
This is a good first video to learn the layout of Premiere and the timeline.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tutorial | Adding Graphics, Images, And Textures To Titles
This tutorial shows some nice tricks to do with text.

How to create a spinning video cube in Adobe Premiere Pro.
This is an amazingly challenging tutorial for putting video
or still photos on a rotating cube.

Book Alike Effect
This is another challenging tutorial for making your video look like it is in a book and setting on the desk.

Premiere Pro CC

10 tips for Premiere Pro

Computer Apps Favorites

Buying a Digital Camera




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