Tim Lankford Assistant Director of Education Attends ALMBS
Tim is the Assistant Director of Education for The American Legion National Headquarters. After growing up in rural Mississippi, Tim joined the U.S. Marines of which he is a proud veteran. After a brief stint with the Memphis Police Department, Tim finished his Bachelor of Science in Education at The University of Memphis. He was inducted into Teach for America and moved to Indianapolis, IN upon graduation. While teaching, Tim earned his Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education from Marian University. He left the classroom after 4.5 years to pursue his passions of education and advocacy for veterans by accepting his current role.
Tim volunteers as mentor with the Starfish Initiative, as a local leader for Team Red, White, and Blue, and at his local post â€“ University Veterans Post 360. He also enjoys running, the gun range, his dogs, exploring outdoors, gaming, and writing. He is looking forward to his first Boys State experience with the young men of West Virginia!