Dr. Tim Stafford is a Doctoral Dissertation Chair and Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Education at St. Thomas University. He has over 30 years as an educational leader and innovator with an emphasis in leading Finer Arts programs, educational technology and e-learning development teams for blended and asynchronous learning environments, institutional technology rollouts, accreditation, curricula development and development of professional learning environments and infrastructures.
In 2008, Dr. Stafford pioneered work on innovative designs for schools that would deliver curricula to children of expats serving all over the world in various military and missions groups and has overseen the design and development of virtually blended schools that currently service children in 16 countries. Dr. Stafford has also overseen the development of professional learning systems for national trade associations including the American Institute for Architects and the National Society of Professional Engineers. His research interests are in E-learning systems, Delphi studies and their use in educational metrics, Connectivism, instructional design for online learning, educational technology, learning forensics, digital literacy and the connection of epistemology and learning.
Dr. Stafford is also an expert in digital marketing and served as the Director of MArketing for an Building Forensics Firm for 9 years. His expertise in the analytical side of this industry has been used by dozens of companies and non-profit organizations to boost their digital footprint and educate their audiences. Is work spans many industries including, religious, real estate, architecture, construction, engineering, social causes, and others.
He currently resides in Central Florida with his wife Victoria and children Joshua and Danae, and he prides himself on being a connoisseur of Jazz music and Mexican food.