Tom Carson earned a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina. He has taught collegiately at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC, as well as at Columbia State Community College in Franklin, TN. While at Midlands Technical College, he served as coordinator of developmental mathematics and on the board of the South Carolina Association of Developmental Educators. He was also honored with a NISOD Excellence in Teaching award and a Who’s Who Among American Teachers award. He has authored textbooks such as Prealgebra, Elementary Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra, all published by Pearson.
Mr. Carson has served as the Natural Philosophy Department Head and Upper Level Math Teacher at Franklin Classical School since 2007.