Tim Buttles is the Director of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He began his higher education career at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls in 2001 with a primary home in the Agricultural Education Department while also teaching courses for the undergraduate science teacher education and graduate STEMteach programs. He served in several part time administrative roles as a department co-chair, graduate program coordinator, campus learning effectiveness coordinator and interim assistant dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies.
Tim grew up in southeast Wisconsin on a family dairy farm and graduated from a rural high school. He began his teaching career at North High School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where he taught agriculture and science classes, advised the FFA chapter and coached the Science Olympiad team. Tim earned degrees from UW-Madison, UW-River Falls and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
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