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Allentown School District Hires Executive Director of Human Resources

Allentown School District Hires Executive Director of Human Resources
Posted on 03/24/2022

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Allentown School District is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael S. Henry as the district's new Executive Director of Human Resources. This new hire was approved during the March 24 Regular Board Meeting as a part of the personnel report.  

Dr. Michael S. Henry brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the Human Resources field. He comes to ASD from the Duval County Public School District in Jacksonville, FL., where he currently serves as the Director of Human Resources -  overseeing a team of roughly 8,000 staff. Dr. Henry also previously served as a Region Superintendent for middle Schools and the Executive Director for Elementary Schools.  

Dr. Henry“ASD is committed to increasing equitable recruitment of new team members as well as on the retention of high quality staff members who are so dedicated to serving our students and families,” said John Stanford, ASD Superintendent. “I am confident that Dr. Henry is a great fit to provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the District's diverse staffing needs. 

Dr. Henry received his Masters of the Arts in Teaching in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville University and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Florida A&M University. 

Dr. Henry will begin his tenure with ASD on April 20, 2022.