Tim leads REL Northwest's regional needs-sensing activities, which determine broad priorities for research and technical assistance. He also serves as co-leader of the REL's Washington Educational Service District Network Alliance, which works to improve coordination of teaching and learning services among the state's nine ESDs. With a background in program evaluation, Tim feels fortunate to collaborate with staff throughout Education Northwest on various evaluation projects focused on improving the achievement of our Northwest students. He also assists state and local education agencies in developing and implementing systemic family engagement practices.
While working in the field, the opportunity to talk with local residents, students, and educators provides a never-ending learning experience.