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Associate Professor of Counseling and School Psychology, UMass Boston

Dr. Tim Poynton is a professor and counselor educator committed to improving the transition from high school into young adulthood through his research and teaching. A former school counselor. Dr. Poynton is currently an associate professor in the Department of Counseling & School Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Poynton has published several articles and book chapters related to school counseling, career development, and college readiness, and was recognized in 2011 as the Counselor Educator of the Year by the American School Counselor Association.


  • 2014–present
    Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston