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Thomas Hancock has worked with high school-aged students on issues of self-esteem, stereotyping, empathy, and peace studies. Other research interest has included ascertaining the learning styles of high-school dropouts and pairing that with learning models to best meet the styles of those students. Previously, Professor Hancock was the head teacher and supervisor for The Learning Center, a dropout recovery high school for the Lake Region School District in Maine.

Professor Hancock holds a K-12 Professional Teaching Certification and three 7-12 Professional Teaching certifications from the Maine Department of Education. He has conducted classes at Southern New Hampshire University, York County Community College, and Southern Maine Community College. Previously, Professor Hancock was the head teacher and supervisor for The Learning Center, a dropout recovery high school for the Lake Region School District in Maine.

Professor Hancock held the position as the director of the Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan program for Seeds of Peace prior to joining Saint Joseph’s College. He continues as a consultant with that organization.

When he's not teaching, he spends his time reading, gardening, and cooking.

Affiliations

Delta Pi Epsilon – Graduate Society of Business Education

New England Business Education Association National Business Education Association

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

American Society of Training & Development

Publications

Web 2.0 Opens Worldwide Possibilities in Education. (2010). Momentum, 30(1).

Online Learning Offers Flexibility and Convenience for Teacher Education. (2009). Momentum, 29(1) with Wooten, B.

Lesson Plans on Sorting through the Media: How to Access and Evaluate the News.  (2002). New York: Seeds of Peace. Editor.

Learning Styles for Student Success. (1999). Dissertation. Ft. Lauderdale, FL: NSU.

Awards

Outstanding Faculty—General Studies—Saint Joseph’s College 2007

Outstanding Faculty—Masters of Education—Saint Joseph’s College 2005

Outstanding Graduate Instructor—Southern New Hampshire University 2001

Pedogogical Methods   

Dr. Hancock strives to blend the affective domain with the cognitive domain in his teaching. 

Excursions/Trips with Students or for Academic Research       

Professor Hancock was a participant in People to People academic tour and exchange of both secondary and post secondary education in South Africa with a delegation from ASCD.