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Jim Masker

Partner Support Specialist

For Jim, Empowered aligns with a lifelong belief and practice of nurturing students. Like the educators he works with, Jim is passionate about unleashing students’ innate ability to envision and build a humane, sustainable future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Day-to-day, this looks like creating and growing partnerships with organizations that share our vision for a better way to education and learn and also supports educators in their work to transform student outcomes.

Jim holds degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of Massachusetts. A true servant to his community, Jim has been an educator for over 40 years, finding fulfillment by improving the lives of others. In his free time, he is happiest getting his hands dirty and learning a little about everything.

Areas of Expertise

  • Education
  • Jack-of-all-trades
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Engagement
  • Optimistic pragmatism
  • Supporting others


  • Nighttime sky
  • Mountains
  • The universe
  • Human evolution
  • Floating rivers
  • Experiencing awe