Tim's evaluation and technical assistance work focuses on school-family partnerships, educational equity, early childhood education, school improvement, and community and family engagement efforts, among others. Recent experiences include developing project-based blended learning experiences for high school and college career and technical education and providing strategic planning and research support to the Partnership for Pre-Kindergarten Improvement project led by Cultivate Learning at the University of Washington. He works with state and local education agencies on developing and implementing systemic family and community engagement practices. Tim also led REL Northwest’s regional needs-sensing activities that determine broad priorities for research and technical assistance.
While working in the field, the opportunity to talk with local residents, students, and educators provides a never-ending learning experience.