Hilton, Tom BA M.Ed.

Portrait image of Tom Hilton
Education Project Officer, PEI Human Rights Commission

A native of Charlottetown, Hilton holds a BA from Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME) and Master of Education from UPEI.

In 2014, he received the Governor General Gold Medal Award for his Master’s thesis ‘Schooling and Practices of Freedom of ‘Out’ Queer Youth on Prince Edward Island’. Having worked at the Commission since 2011, Tom is most proud of the collaborative working relationships developed with the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI and other key educational stakeholders.