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.
Delta Pi Epsilon – Graduate Society of Business Education
New England Business Education Association National Business
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
American Society of Training & Development
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
Learning Styles for Student Success. (1999). Dissertation. Ft.
Lauderdale, FL: NSU.
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
Hancock strives to blend the affective domain with the cognitive domain in his
Excursions/Trips with Students or for Academic Research
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