Jim Barnhill, of Minneapolis, has been a special education teacher since 2001 working primarily in the Minneapolis Public School District. He has served in various roles including as a resource and self-contained program teacher. He currently works in the South High Life Skills Program teaching transition based courses and oversees a work based learning program. He has been actively involved with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers since 2008 and is currently a member of the district s teacher evaluation Think Tank . Jim is an avid soccer fan/coach and loves to camp with his 3 children and wife as much as possible.