Hank Nourse leads content development and instructional design for several online learning initiatives, and directs the Academy’s STEM Certification Program dedicated to promoting high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education globally. He provides strategic consulting and thought leadership to commercial and nonprofit education agencies, and is a member of IBE-UNESCO’s technical working group on Future Competencies and the Future of Curriculum.
Hank has over 15 years of experience in the educational publishing and education technology industries, where he has created adaptive instruction and assessment programs for the K–12 market. Prior to joining the Academy, he spent more than 10 years at Scholastic, a global children's publishing, education, and media company, where he helped develop industry-leading education technology products such as READ 180, System 44, and iRead. He holds a Master’s degree in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University.