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Timothy Budz

Tulare County Office of Education
Staff Development Curriculum Specialist
Visalia, CA
Timothy is an ELA/ELD Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist serving Central Valley school districts in ELA, Literacy, and ELD support based on researched-based instructional practices, including Reading and Writing Workshop. He currently serves as the lead for the Region VII ELA Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC). Timothy was a lead contributing author to the Support for California English Learners publication for the Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Units of Study. Literacy has always been a passion for Timothy in his thirty years of serving in education. His instructional roles have included classroom teacher in grades 1-8, Literacy Coach, Reading Specialist Teacher, as well as a Reading Recovery Teacher. Timothy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.