Thomas H. Waggoner is Field Supervisor for Student Teaching at The University of Texas (UT) at Austin Butler School of Music. Previously, Mr. Waggoner served as Program Director of Fine Arts Education in the College of Fine Arts at UT. He is also President of the Board of Directors for the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts, which was established to support fine arts education in Texas schools. Mr. Waggoner was the Director of Fine Arts Education for the Texas Education Agency (TEA) from 2000 until 2011. His responsibilities at TEA included the administration of all curricular and instructional aspects of the state's public school art, dance, music, and theatre programs, grades K-12. Mr. Waggoner is also a founding member of the national association State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education.