EdD Cohort 1 Student, Educational Administration
Leighton Upton is currently the Student Life Director and a History teacher in Lakeway Christian School System in Morristown, TN. He has been teaching at Lakeway Christian Academy for five years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Bob Jones University and a Master of Education degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mr. Upton choose to pursue a Doctor of Education degree from UTK to be better able to equip students to develop critical thinking and leaderships skills so that they may, in turn, better impact their communities.