Since 1983, Tim has dedicated his career to helping students of all abilities to realize their potential. Since his work in college with the Special Olympics, Tim has had a passion for helping students with special needs and students at risk to succeed beyond their expectations. After graduating from the University of Kentucky with dual degrees, Tim has led Education Associates in their efforts to provide quality career education and life skills curricula with the mission to improve the lives of all learners. Tim’s mandate for Education Associates has been to help educators empower students to realize their career interests and gain meaningful job and life skills. Tim is also focused on assuring positive student outcomes thru data and performance-based assessments. Tim is recognized as a National Technical Assistance Provider for the U.S. Depts. of Education and Labor and regularly conducts trainings and workshops at the local, state, federal and international levels.