Tim attended Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and received his elementary AMI certification at the Montessori Institute of North Texas under the direction of AMI trainer, Jean Miller. Tim has been at St. Catherine's since 2006 in a variety of roles–music teacher, adolescent theology teacher, lower elementary guide, and currently as an upper elementary guide. Tim and his wife, Mindy, enjoy spending time with their three children, Sadie, Wally, and John Paul, as well as participating in parish life at their church. He believes that Montessori education is the most effective model for working with children in that it fosters interaction between the children and their environment as well as recognizes the importance of natural development of the whole child – mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional.