Tom Sperling, M.Ed., Associate Faculty

Tom Sperling has been a classroom teacher and worked as a department head, Administrative Services Consultant, Director, Assistant Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent. His background includes curriculum, instruction, policy development, administrative procedures, and human resources. He has worked in Australia and instructed at the College and University levels in the past. After retiring from full time public school service, Tom has worked as an educational consultant and is presently working as a part-time Director of Leadership Learning for the College of Alberta School Superintendents. He lives in Edmonton with his wife, Alvina.

Courses taught at CityUniversity

  • Preparation for Professional Growth (ECC 509)
  • Instructional Leadership: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (EEA 532)


Director of Leadership Learning, College of Alberta School Superintendents

Director of Instructional Services, Wild Rose Public Schools

Part-Time Instructor (Introductory College English, Social Work Program), Athabasca University

Part-Time Instructor (Business Communications, Introductory English), Grant MacEwan Community College


Master of Education, University of Alberta

Post-Graduate Diploma in English, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Education, University of Alberta

Professional Diploma of the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta