"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Schools Matter Welcomes Tim Scott

Tim Scott is a social justice educator, critical theorist and social worker who has been a community and union activist and organizer for nearly 20 years.

This work has involved holding union leadership and staff positions (lead organizer and field rep); anti-racism work; global justice organizing (“anti-globalization movement”) within international networks resisting IMF/World Bank/free-trade/structural adjustment policies; harm reduction advocacy within LGBTQ networks; resisting US/UN Iraq Sanctions; Single-Payer Health Care organizing; anti-war/Counter Military Recruitment work; grass-roots media (radio & publication) and being a public education activist.

Tim has a doctoral degree in social justice education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MSW degree from the University of Utah. In a former and very young life, he served in the U.S. Army Infantry.

Welcome, Tim!