Quinn, Timothy

Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Faculty

Mr. Quinn attended Westminster School and went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in political science at Amherst College, where he played hockey and served as a team captain. Mr. Quinn has taught, coached, and worked in residential life at several different independent schools in both United States and abroad. His teaching experience includes work at Avon Old Farms, Trinity Catholic High School, Seoul International School, and Westminster School. Most recently Mr. Quinn has served as the Assistant Head of Upper School at the University School of Milwaukee (WI) and as the Head of Upper School at the Tatnall School (DE).  He earned his master’s degree in education from Harvard University. Mr. Quinn has written a number of articles in prominent educational journals and is the author of the book “On Grades and Grading: Supporting Student Learning through a more Transparent and Purposeful Use of Grades” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013).
Mr. Quinn lives on campus with his wife and their two children. He is Porter’s Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Faculty, and he also teaches English and philosophy, coaches lacrosse, and serves as an advisor.