Thomas A. Peterson, Ed. D.

Dr. Thomas Peterson serves as an assistant professor of Cultural and Philosophical Foundations of Education in the College of Education. He teaches courses including philosophy, leadership, history, ethics, and culture. His research interests include spirituality in education, teacher renewal, teaching and learning. He started the SPARK Mentoring program that prepares students to connect with at-risk youth.  Prior to his appointment at UWG, Dr. Peterson was a elementary/middle school principal in NC, art teacher in California and Maryland, flight instructor, and pilot missionary to Africa.

Spring 2023 Sections

Fall 2022 Sections

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Spring 2022 Sections

Fall 2021 Sections

Summer 2021 Sections

Spring 2021 Sections

Fall 2020 Sections

Summer 2020 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: E02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: E01
  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01

Spring 2020 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91

Fall 2019 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03

Summer 2019 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: E02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: E01
  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01

Spring 2019 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91

Fall 2018 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03

Summer 2018 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: N01
  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01

Spring 2018 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91

Fall 2017 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: 01

Summer 2017 Sections

  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01

Spring 2017 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91
  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: 01

Fall 2016 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03
  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: 01

Summer 2016 Sections

  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: 01
  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01

Spring 2016 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 05
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91

Fall 2015 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03
  • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01

Summer 2015 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: N01
  • EDFD-7307 (Critical Issues in Education) Section: E01
  • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01

Spring 2015 Sections

  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 06
  • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91
  • SPED-3751 (Practicum I) Section: 05
  • ECED-4283 (Practicum II) Section: 06
  • ECED-4286 (Teaching Internship) Section: 05
  • EDFD-7309 (Philosoph Foundations of Educ) Section: 01D

Failing while making all "A's" [View Publication External Resource]

Igniting hope in youth from high-risk settings [View Publication External Resource]

Buber's spiritual classroom [View Publication External Resource]

Meeting: A conduit for vulnerability and hope [View Publication External Resource]

Igniting hope in at risk youth: A collaborative undertaking [View Publication External Resource]

Peterson, T. (2003). The sensitiveness of the soul. Annual Editions. [View Publication (PDF)]

Hogan, L., and Peterson, T. (November 2001). Camelot: Our search for the source of "good teaching." Kappa Delta Pi Record [View Publication (PDF)]