Tim Green Jr.
Tim is running for Memphis-Shelby County School Board Commissioner-District 6 to restore servant leadership in the community, advocate for new teacher retention incentives, and champion more resources around mental health for educators, students, and families.
Tim has a professional background in youth programming, community engagement, non-profit leadership, and primary and secondary education. Stemming from his time as a classroom teacher and school administration, he has championed restorative practices in schools and advocated for the increased use of youth mental health resources that benefit the whole child.
Tim founded The Dividend to teach young boys of color how to use their leadership skills effectively while understanding their own social and emotional wellbeing. In addition, he co-founded Memphis Restorative Justice Coalition, an organization that creates and partners with community organizations to decrease the number of suspensions and expulsions in Shelby County. Tim has mentored over 500 male educators of color around the nation, including Memphis.