"Tim Proskauer is a special teacher, one of those who was born to be an excellent teacher because he is caring, loving, patient, creative, energetic, and attentive not only with students but also with his colleagues and parents. Mr. Proskauer also demonstrates the highest level of professional commitment and competency in his work with students and colleagues," said Antilles Middle School Principal Nancy Maldonado.

Tim Proskauer is a sixth grade social studies teacher at Antilles Middle School. He has been with DoDEA for 12 years, during which time he has taught special education, served as the Special Education team leader, coached the basketball and math teams, served on the school improvement team, and been the 6th grade team leader. He has a particular interest in using data to drive school improvement, and has been a leader in the PR district in improving the collection, analysis, and use of student assessment results. He was a member of the DoDEA Middle Level Task Group from 2009-2010 and is currently representing his district in the Teacher Leader Community through the Center for School Leadership.

Proskauer earned a BA in religious studies from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut in 1992. From 1992-1994, Proskauer worked with emotionally and behaviorally disordered children at the Brandon Residential Treatment Center in Natick, Mass. He worked in the Boston Public Schools from 1994-1996, along the way earning a his M. Ed. in special education from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass., through the Pathways to Teaching Careers program. From 1996-1999 he worked in the Seattle School District teaching math, science, and special education at Meany and Madison Middle Schools. He came to Puerto Rico and DoDEA in 1999.

Outside of school Mr. Proskauer is active in the community as a Boy Scout leader and coach in the Army Youth Sports program. He also participates in adult softball and is a member of an adult swim team. He and his wife, Maria, have four sons ages 13, 13, 12 and 8. He is proud of the education they have received as students in the DoDEA schools!

Tim Proskauer 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
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