Dr. Tom Becker, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, was graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School (1974), in Metairie, Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University of the South (1978), with a major in Secondary Education. He was later graduated from Louisiana State University (1980), in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, earning an M.A. in English. Subsequently, he earned his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of New Orleans (1999).
1980-81 De La Salle HS, teacher
1981-82 De La Salle HS, Director of Student Activities
1982-84, De La Salle High School, Assistant Principal
1984-1988 Archbishop Blenk HS, Assistant Principal
1988-1996 St. Agnes School, Principal
1996-97 St. Rita, Principal
1997-2006 Archdiocese of New Orleans, Associate Superintendent
2006-2008, Torah Academy, Principal
2008-09 Archbishop Rummel High School, teacher
2009-21010-Archbishop Rummel HS, Director of Student Formation
2010- date St. Edward the Confessor School, Principal
Higher ed teaching experience:
Louisiana State University, 1978-80
Delgado Community College, 1986-88; 2005-2015
Our Lady of Holy Cross College, 2005-2015
Concordia University, Wisconsin, 1997-2008
In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing the saxophone and clarinet in the Jefferson Community Band and the American Legion Post 175 band, reading classic literature and Sci-Fi, listening to jazz, following the New Orleans Saints, performing community service with the Moisant Kiwanis Club, serving on the Archbishop Rummel High School Board of Directors, and spending time with his family.
Becker, T. E., O’Neil, M., and Rosolino, J. (1998). Footprints: An
orientation process for new catholic school principals. New Orleans:
Office of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Becker, T. E., Furlan, C., and Hollier, B. “Building a quality middle
schools sports program at a small school.” LMSA Journal VI, (1)
2-3, (Spring, 1998).
Becker, T. E. (1999). Influences on successful building of a middle
grades program within a K-8 school. Unpublished doctoral
dissertation, University of New Orleans.
EDG 607N, EDG 631N, EDG 632N, EDG 633N, EDG 634N, EDG 638N; ENGL 101, ENGL 102
NCEA, ASCD, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Kappa, Phi, Knights of Columbus (3rd degree), Knights of Columbus (4th degree), Moisant Kiwanis Club, Jefferson Community Band, American Legion Post 175 Band.