Tim brings years of experience in public education to EdNavigator, including service as an urban school teacher, organizational leader, and policy expert. Prior to founding EdNavigator, he served alongside Ariela Rozman as President of TNTP. During his eight years in that role, TNTP became a leading source of innovative research and a respected independent voice on teacher quality issues. Tim is a 2008 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow and was awarded the 2010 Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership from Teach For America. He shared the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education with TNTP CEO Ariela Rozman in 2012.
Before joining TNTP in 2001, Tim taught social studies at Northeast Middle School in Baltimore. He holds a MA in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in American Studies from Northwestern University. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.