Dr. Peterson has served as the head of school at Regents School of Austin since 2018. Originally from Tennessee, he obtained a MDiv degree in theology from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He served for one year at Heritage Academy in Columbia, Missouri. He then served for six years as founding head of school at Cornerstone Academy in Tennessee, while pursuing and earning his PhD in leadership and Christian education in 2012. He began his tenure at Regents in 2012 serving as the head of school of logic until 2015. He served as the head of school and president of Evangelical Christian School in Tennessee from 2015 to 2018 before returning to Regents. Dr. Peterson has presented at several national and regional conferences, and he has completed the Colson Fellows National Program. He serves as a board member for the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS), Classic Learning Test (CLT), and Baylor University’s Center for School Leadership.