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Timm Pilcher

Assistant Director, Professional & Career Development Services / Academic Advising Specialist

Timm Pilcher joins the SJMC from Des Moines Public Schools after almost 30 years as a scholastic publications adviser and middle-school administrator. His publications won numerous state and national awards, and he has taught various journalism workshops around the country, as well as been a keynote speaker, presenter and judge at state and national journalism conventions.

He currently works with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) designing the journalism PRAXIS exam, and is a past Iowa High School Journalism Teacher of the Year and past president of the Iowa High School Press Association. He has served as an instructional coach and mentor to literally thousands.

Pilcher has a BS in journalism and education, an M.Ed. in educational leadership and curriculum & instruction, and is certified as a Master Journalism Educator (MJE) through the Journalism Education Association. He is the instructor for the JMC 40 Pre-Professional Workshop.

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-2033
Address: 1213 25th. St.