Tim served as the Superintendent in Residence for the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation for three years before moving over to the Charles Butt Foundation as the Director of Leadership Development. As the Superintendent in Residence, Tim supported Raise Your Hand’s programming, research, and advocacy efforts with a concerted focus on Raising Texas Teachers, a $50 million program initiative that includes a scholarship program and partnerships with Texas universities to improve teacher preparation across the state. As the Director of Leadership Development, one of Tim’s main responsibilities is supporting Raising School Leaders, a program that invests approximately $1 million annually in leadership development training to address student achievement and equity issues statewide.
Before joining the team, Tim worked as the Director of Educator Preparation and Program Accountability at the Texas Education Agency. He started his career as a special education teacher in San Antonio ISD and Judson ISD before leading the Educational Technology Department of North East ISD. Tim also served as a middle school principal in North East ISD and the assistant superintendent and superintendent in Cleburne ISD.
Tim holds a Bachelor’s degree and two Master’s degrees from Trinity University and a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught graduate and undergraduate classes for Concordia University and the University of the Incarnate Word. Tim and his wife Christine live in Georgetown and are the proud parents of Samantha, a student at Trinity University, and Zachary, a student at Georgetown High School.