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John Thomas Carter, American Retired educational administrator, writer ( edn.art: literature, Retired)retired educational administrator, writer. Recipient Brewer award Civil Air Patrol, 1977, Crown Circle award National Congress Aerospace Education, 1983.


Carter, John Thomas was born on December 16, 1921 in Mantee, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Franklin and Mattie (George) Carter.


Student, Clarke College, 1942. Student, Mississippi State University, 1945. Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1947.

Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1948. Doctor of Education, University Illinois, 1954.


Teacher, principal Maben Consolidated School, Mississippi, 1946-1947. Faculty Wood Junior College, Mathiston, 1947-1948. Faculty, farm superintendent Clarke College, Newton, 1948-1956.

Faculty, dean School Education Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1956-1987. Guest professor Anhui Normal University, China, 1987, University Alabama Birmingham, 1987-1988. Guest consultant to educational system in China, Indonesia, and Russia, 1988, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 2000.


  • Certified teacher.



Baptism, an act of full immersion following Christ’s example, is undertaken by those spiritually mature enough to understand its profound, symbolic significance: resurrection to new life in Christ.


Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.


God meant for a person’s earthly happiness to be fulfilled through God given relationships.


Regional director Aerospace Education Civil Air Patrol, 1970-1984, 94. Served with United States Army, 1942-1945, North African Theatre of Operations, European Theatre of Operations. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association Teacher Educators (president 1970-1971), Association Colleges for Teacher Education (executive board 1983-1986), Fellowship Baptist Educators (national coordinator 1988-2000, executive director since 2000), Kiwanis, Kappa Delta Pi (treasurer 1980-1987), Phi Delta Kappa (vice president 1982-1983).


  • Other Interests

    Flying, travel.


Married Frances Tunnell, March 16, 1946. Children: John W., Nell Carter Branum.

John Franklin Carter

Mattie (George) Carter

Frances Tunnell

John W. Carter

Nell Carter Branum Carter