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First Name
Tim
Last Name
Lawson
Location
Port Townsend
Organization
Port Townsend School of Woodworking and Preservation Trades
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Education and Training
Information Technology, Web and Software Development
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
Science
Technology
I am interested in working with schools in my area
Yes
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
High School
All Grade Levels
High School Senior Projects
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Advisorship (longer term commitment)
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Apprenticeships
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Volunteer opportunities - general construction work, administrative support and event preparation.
Our long term goal is to offer apprenticeships to program graduates.
The School partners extensively with the local schools, the NW School of Wooden Boat Building and the CedarRoot Folk School.
The School is situated at Fort Worden and is a leading member of the Program Partners Group.
You have indicated an expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
My degree is in Geology. I worked for the Geological Survey of Great Britain for six years doing field survey work in the Southern England and East Anglia. Most of my work was in the Upper Cretaceous and Glacial sequences. I also monitored deep borehole work in Southern UK and worked closely with the National Coal Board and oil exploration companies.
You have indicated an expertise in Information Technology, Web and Software Development
I worked for Lotus, IBM and Unisys. I ran Quality Engineering Teams. Software Development Teams and Product Teams. I have broad experience in developing software products, software development processes and program management.
I helped to design and implement several versions of Lotus 1-2-3 including running the test team for the Japanese version of 1-2-3 in 1986.
At the end of my career at Lotus / IBM I ran the development team creating a mobile device interface to Lotus Notes and SMS system.