Henry Sands
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Henry Sands was born and raised in Arizona to a family of public servants, He is a teacher and an academic leader. Staying in state, he graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in History, certificate of Secondary Education and a MEd in Education Leadership before entering public service. He currently teaches at South Mountain High School as a supervisor of the social studies and law departments with responsibility for teaching world and US history, government, economics, social/cultural exploration, psychology, and law related classes. In this role, he has helped plan, write, and implement new, diverse, and inclusive curriculum. His education philosophy fosters a welcoming and inclusive school environment which prepares every student for college, career, and life. To help strengthen the community he serves, Henry mentors new teachers, helps at health clinics and coaches youth sports.  Outside of work and activities, Mr. Sands enjoys reading, hiking, volunteering, and cheering on his Arizona sports teams.