James comes to AchieveMpls after two years of service with AmeriCorps. He most recently worked as a Tutor Training & Evaluation Coordinator with the Mid-continent Oceanographic Institute (MOI), a nonprofit dedicated to supporting under-resourced students with their writing skills and homework and encouraging cross-curricular creativity.
During his first year with AmeriCorps, he worked at Project for Pride in Living’s MERC Alternative High School, teaching technology skills and grammar through the Community Technology Empowerment Project.
James graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 2014 with a B.A. in English and philosophy and a minor in Latin. When he’s not at work, he spends his time exercising, reading and writing fiction.