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John Henry

NJSBA
STEAM and Sustainable Schools Specialist
413 West State Street, Trenton, NJ
Mr. Henry is currently on staff at NJSBA serving as an integrative STEAM and Sustainable Schools Specialist. Mr. Henry holds a Master’s Degree in K-12 Industrial Studies and Technology Education and began his career teaching energy and power courses at Montclair State College. In 1981 he was the recipient of a two-year research and development solar energy grant from the Federal Department of Energy. During his 14 years as a classroom teacher, he coordinated an electric vehicle program at Woodbury HS, co-authored and received a NASA Explorer Schools grant resulting in Woodbury High School receiving the designation as the only NASA Explorer School in NJ at the time. He is a trainer of Solution Based Learning for K-12 educators. Mr. Henry was NJ’s Technologist of the Year and Radio Shack’s National Teacher in Math, Science, and Technology in 2002, and in 2004-2005 he was selected as a NASA Einstein Fellow serving at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC in the Office of Education, a federal program governed by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education and the US Department of Energy. He served on the board of directors and advisory committee for the Alliance for NJ Environmental Education ANJEE), and served two years on the board of directors for the US Green Building Council - NJ Chapter. During that time, he served as chair for the Green Schools Committee and currently co-chairs the Green Schools Committee. In 2012 he was the Co-Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation (NSF) engineering Cyber learning grant with Rowan University and has a National Institute of Health (NIH) Certificate in Protecting Human Research Participants. In 2010-2013, he was an advisor and curriculum writer for New Jersey’s Green Program of Study in Sustainable Design, Sustainable Construction and Energy for the Department of Education and the NJ Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools grant. Mr. Henry managed the Green Program of Study for NJ Department of Education for two years. He is also serving as an educational specialist for the Ecological Solutions to Coastal Hazards grant focused on Climate Change. Lastly, he has a LEED Green Associate accreditation from US Green Building Council.