NGSS Writing Team Member: Kenneth Huff

Kenneth L. Huff is a National Board Certified Teacher in early adolescence science with twenty-two years of classroom experience. Currently, he is a middle school teacher in the Williamsville Central School District in Williamsville, NY. Kenneth serves as a member of his district’s Staff Development Council, and he founded and leads a Young Astronaut Council for fifth through eighth grade students. Mr. Huff also taught at Cleveland Hill Schools in Cheektowaga, NY.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Huff is the current president of The Association of Presidential Awardees in Science Teaching, a member of The National Academies Teacher Advisory Council, and Director at Large for Professional Development for the Science Teachers Association of New York State. Kenneth is also a contributing member of the space systems technical committee for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was a member of the Committee on Middle Level Science Teaching for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and served as chair of the NSTA Aerospace Programs Advisory Board, where he initiated and led the effort to develop a national position statement on aerospace education.

A native of New York, Kenneth earned his BS and MS in Education from the State University of New York College at Buffalo.