Jim Shivers graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a BS in Electrical & Computing Engineering. He later graduated from Alabama A&M University with a Master’s in Secondary Mathematics Education and from the University of Alabama with a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology.  He worked in the industry for 37 years. For the last 20 of those years, he worked with software teams designing and developing training systems for two major military programs.

Jim Shivers and his wife enjoyed homeschooling their two youngest children under the Covenant Christian Academy from 2005 through 2016.  Jim also taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Math Modeling, and AP Physics with Huntsville City Schools for three years. Additionally, he has enjoyed tutoring students. He is passionate about helping students understand mathematics and develop the confidence they need to work math problems.  Jim is looking forward to working with The Learning Team’s students. He hopes to foster a love of learning in our students and help them explore the possibilities of mathematics.