Tim McEachran Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Tim joined Umoja in August 2018 as an SEL Specialist after four years in the classroom. He works at Mather High School supporting Freshman and Senior Seminar.
Prior to Umoja, Tim was a 5th grade teacher at McDowell Elementary School in Chicago, where he was place through Teach for America. During that time, he served as Intermediate Department Chair, member of the Instructional Leadership Team and school delegate for the Chicago Teachers Union. As a teacher, Tim focused his efforts on integrating social emotional learning components into school culture through a school-based Male Mentoring Program (an after-school Fine Arts program) and a Chemistry Quiz Bowl team. He is committed to empowering students as they own their identities and connect to the world around them. Tim graduated with a BA in Sociology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his Master of Arts in Teaching from Dominican University.