B.A., Religion, Baylor University
B.A., Sociology, Baylor University
B.A., Biology, Baylor University
B.A., Classical Languages, Baylor University
M.Divinity, Concordia Seminary
Tim Stahlke is a senior program coordinator for the Texas Homeless Education Office. Among other responsibilities, Mr. Stahlke conducts training for educators, school administrators, and parents about the laws and rules regarding the education of highly mobile and homeless children, resolves school enrollment and attendance complaints regarding students experiencing homelessness, addresses legislative issues that impact children and youth in homeless situations, and provides assistance to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act discretionary grant recipients in Texas.
Born and raised in Central America, Mr. Stahlke has language and cultural skills well-suited for the changing communities across the country and in the major urban areas. Prior to working at the Dana Center, he worked in South Texas with “Colonia," immigrant/refugee programs, and multiple-county human service initiatives. He has also worked with urban renewal and family/youth intervention programs in Kansas City, Missouri, and El Paso, Texas.
Professional interests have involved Mr. Stahlke in the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY), conflict resolution and management training, administration of small groups, planning processes, and adult education and distance learning. He has received the Staff Excellence Award from the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, the Sandra Neese Lifetime Achievement Award from NAEHCY, and the President's Award from the Texas Homeless Network, and is a recent graduate of Leadership Austin. Mr. Stahlke serves on the board of the Texas Homeless Network and is a construction coordinator for the Austin Habitat for Humanity affiliate.
Mr. Stahlke holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in religion, sociology, biology, and classical languages from Baylor University, and a Master of Divinity, with a concentration in counseling and biblical archaeology, from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He also holds a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Texas at Austin.