|TIM Academy Faculty
Wendy Moran is the Executive Director of the TIM Academy, where she serves as both an administrator and autism consultant. She has over 24 years of autism experience, as a classroom teacher, parent educator and professional staff developer. She designs and delivers staff development programs and provides consultative services to both public and private schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware. Wendy has participated in several mission projects, enhancing the education of individuals with autism in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.
Wendy holds a B.A. in Elementary Education and Special Education, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from Cedar Crest College.
Kathleen Fitts has more than 20 years of experience in special education, including classroom teaching, training
of staff, and administration. She has been a collaborator with the TIM Academy for several years and was appointed Assistant Director in 2011. Her current role emphasizes the training of individuals who work with children with autism.
Kathleen has a diverse background in Special Education. She came to the TIM Academy after working in an elementary autistic support classroom in the Phoenixville Area School District. Prior to this, she spent 10 years at the Timothy School with responsibilities ranging from classroom teacher to Assistant Director. During this time, she played a major role in establishing the Structured Teaching training program for staff of the Timothy School and other institutions. She spent the first 8 years of her career as a high school techer in New Orleans Public Schools working with students in emotional and behavioral support classrooms.
Kathleen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Eastern Michigan University and earned her Master of Education degree in Educational Administration from the University of New Orleans.
The TIM Academy also calls upon experienced Timothy School staff to work as additional trainers for various workshops. The TIM Academy provides staff development and consultative services to the school
The TIM Academy training graduates who are employed by public school districts also periodically join the Academy to assist in training workshops. We appreciate their insight into the larger arena of special education.