Andrés Henríquez

Vice President of STEM Learning in Communities

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Currently leading the NYSCI Neighbors initiative, a partnership between NYSCI and the local community, Andrés Henríquez brings a broad expertise to this position. Andrés worked previously as a program officer at both the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, where he launched a national program to develop the field of adolescent literacy. He was a key contributor to the National Research Council’s Framework for K–12 Science Education, and the funding of Achieve Inc. to develop the framework-aligned Next Generation Science Standards.

Earlier in his career at the Center for Children and Technology, he was part of the community transformation in Union City, N.J., where he lead a partnership between Bell Atlantic and the Union City Schools, which received national recognition from President Clinton and Vice President Gore.