Nancy Henry

Nancy leads a creative team that works with nonprofit organizations and schools seeking to improve community and educational outcomes—particularly for families and individuals in poverty. She brings to her work experience as a classroom teacher, writer, and leader of youth development initiatives. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys open spaces, freshwater swimming, hiking, cycling, gardening, and reading. She has an M.ED. in adult education, organizational development, and training.

I’m an optimist by nature—I believe it’s never too late to have a happy childhood!

Director, Center for School, Family, & Community
503.275.9611

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Blog Posts

Mobilizing Our Collective Power

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September 19th, 2014

As a former teacher, I often run into adults I taught years ago when they were children and marvel at what they’ve achieved. Sometimes my mind scrambles, though, to square the confident, accomplished person in front of me with the child who struggled to write an expository paragraph or make sense...