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Thomas O. Williams Jr.

Thomas O. Williams Jr., Associate Professor

Thomas O. Williams Jr., Associate Professor
Thomas O. Williams Jr., Associate Professor

School of Education
314 War Memorial Hall 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8337| thwilli1@vt.edu

Thomas O. Williams Jr. is an associate professor in the School of Education.

  • Williams, T. O., Jr. (2015). An Examination of the Effect of Having Completed a GED Program Upon the Post-release Outcomes of CTE Program Completers. $42,396.00. Virginia Department of Corrections - Division of Education
  • PhD, Auburn University
  • MEd, James Madison University
  • BS, James Madison University
  • AAS, Lord Fairfax Community College
  • Special Education Program Leader
  • Council for Exceptional Children Division for Children with Behavioral Disorders 
  • Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research 
  • Council for Exceptional Children Division for Educational Diagnostic Services 
  • Council for Exceptional Children Division of International Special Education and Services 
  • Paul T. Hiser Exemplary Publication Award, 2017

Journal Articles

  • Williams, T.O., Ernst, J.V., & Rossi, L. (2018). Teaching Credentials in the Inclusive STEM Classroom. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 19(4), 27-31.
  • Williams, T. O., Ernst, J. V., & Clark, A. C. (2018). Profile of workforce development educators: A comparative credential, composition, and characteristic analysis. Journal of Technology Studies, 44(1), 14-27.
  • Besterman, K., Williams, T.O., & Ernst, J.V. (2018). STEM teachers’ preparedness for English language learners. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 19(3), 33-40.
  • Williams, T. O., Billingsley, B.B., & Banks, A. (2018). Incidences of student-on-teacher threats and attacks: A comparison of special and general education teachers. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 31(1), 39-49.
  • Ernst, J.V. & Williams, T.O.  (2015). The “Who, what, and how conversation”: Characteristics and responsibilities of current in-service technology and engineering educators.  Journal of Technology Education Studies (41)1, 48-56.
  • Mesmer, H. A., & Williams, T.O. (2015). Examining the role of syllable awareness in a model of concept of word: Findings with preschoolers. Reading Research Quarterly, (50)4, 483-497
  • Williams, T. O., Jr. (2015). An Examination of the Effect of Having Completed a GED Program Upon the Post-release Outcomes of CTE Program Completers. $42,396.00. Virginia Department of Corrections - Division of Education

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