Tim Hughes

VP, West

Tim leads TNTP’s consulting work in Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming, with a focus on helping educators, schools, and school systems expand access to opportunity.

Previously, as a Partner, Tim worked to develop and implement innovative teacher and leader training programs. He led TNTP’s efforts in Nevada, which included a new teacher training site, a leadership development program for aspiring school leaders, and efforts aimed at supporting early childhood leaders and teachers.

Before joining TNTP, Tim was a Vice President at Teach For America where he co-led the teacher preparation team that oversaw nine national teacher training institutes and also supported local programs in developing their own innovative teacher training programs. In addition, he helped launch Teach For America’s first rural teacher training site in the Mississippi Delta.

Tim is a former middle school principal and middle school science teacher. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno, and master’s degrees in science education and school leadership from Johns Hopkins University and Cal State East Bay.

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, stands in front of her students while introducing them to the captivating world of science

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, introduces her students to the captivating world of science.

About TNTP

TNTP is the nation’s leading research, policy, and consulting organization dedicated to transforming America’s public education system, so that every generation thrives.

Today, we work side-by-side with educators, system leaders, and communities across 39 states and over 6,000 districts nationwide to reach ambitious goals for student success.

Yet the possibilities we imagine push far beyond the walls of school and the education field alone. We are catalyzing a movement across sectors to create multiple pathways for young people to achieve academic, economic, and social mobility.

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