Dr. Hilton Smith
Professor of Education
Secondary Education Department
Coordinator of Foxfire-Piedmont Partnership for Programs for Teachers
“The appreciation of the ephemeral beauties of life.”
Motoori Norinaga, 18th century Japanese scholar
Arrendale Library Basement -Room 144- Demorest Campus
PhD., Georgia State University (Educational Leadership)
MEd., Emory University (Secondary Social Studies)
B.A., Emory University (Philosophy, USAFROTC)
EDUC 603 The American High School
EDSE 742-743 Supervision of Teaching Apprentices
EDSE 736-737/400-401 Methods of Instruction
EDUC 770 The Foxfire Approach
* Primary editor of School of Education “Conceptual Framework”
* Primary editor of School of Education “Core Candidate Learning Outcomes”
* Member of Professional Educators Renewal Conference (PERC) planning committee
* Serve on dissertation committees as requested.
Research Interests: Topics related to effective instruction for adolescent learners. Cultural memes and trends affecting education policies. Patterns of mindlessness of political powers at the state and federal level affecting schooling.
Memberships: AERA, PDK, ASCD, NSSE, John Dewey Society, none of whose writings I seem to find time to read.
Personal: Married to Sara Alice Tucker, skilled EIP teacher at Baldwin Elementary. Six children between us, with nine grandchildren (so far) and one great granddaughter. Love jazz, swimming, yard work, and evening libations with Sara.