Assistant Professor, Integrative STEM Education,
The College of New Jersey
Dr. Tanner Huffman is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrative STEM Education, School of Engineering at The College of New Jersey. Before joining the faculty at TCNJ, Dr. Huffman was the Director of Research, Assessment and Special Projects at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA). While at ITEEA, he secured funding from the National Science Foundation, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, the Utah governor's office of economic development, and several other private foundations with the goal to provide high quality STEM curriculum and professional development to all students. Dr. Huffman continues to serve ITEEA as a senior advisor and consultant. He is a strong advocate for K-12 Engineering Education with experience as a middle and high school Engineering and Technology Education teacher and a focus on social relevance and empowerment. Dr. Huffman has published in international journals and presented at regional, state, national and international conferences. Dr. Huffman has also served as a board member of the American Society of Engineering Education’s Precollege Engineering Education Division; as an advisor for Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab Satellite Network; the national event coordinator for the Test for Engineering Aptitude, Math, and Science (TEAMS) student competition; and as a committee member on the National Academy of Engineering project, Educator Capacity Building in PreK-12 Engineering Education.