Jim began his 25 year education career as a Middle School classroom teacher and continued on as a teaching principal at numerous elementary schools across the South and Northeast US. In 1993, Jim and his family moved year-round to an island off the coast of Maine where he remains active in a variety of educational endeavors.

Besides developing educational components for Internet projects such as B2B, he serves as a Search Associate for a national teacher recruitment, placement and executive search firm. Here he utilizes his extensive school experiences as the company places teachers, administrators, and Heads of Schools in both national and international educational facilities. He also assists non-profit organizations in Development efforts and fund raising initiatives.

In his spare time, Jim is an active Advanced Life Support certified Emergency Medical Technician licensed at both the state and national levels. He volunteers for a number of rescue services serving his community. He is also a member of the American Red Cross National Disaster Services Human Resources System and is frequently called upon to respond to national disasters around the country. Additionally, for 28 years, Jim has been an avid Amateur ìHamî Radio operator (W2EMT is his FCC call letters) continually integrating this hobby into classroom experiences for students around the world.