Andrew Huss specializes in government grant writing and program design consulting in the areas of P–16 education, criminal justice, workforce development, and social services. He has designed grant programs and written proposals for over 100 organizations and institutions, including K–12 schools, school districts, county offices of education, institutions of higher education, community-based organizations, and national nonprofit organizations. Andrew has written extensively on career and technical education, career pathway programs, STEM education, educational technology, educator professional development, after school programming, youth mentoring, youth violence prevention and intervention, substance abuse prevention, workforce development, prison mentoring and recidivism reduction, and specialized programming for special needs students and students with limited English-language proficiency. His proposals have won more than $225 million in competitive grant funding since 2009. Recent funders of Andrew’s proposals have included the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The National Science Foundation, NASA, California Department of Education, California Department of Finance, California Post-Secondary Education Commission, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, California Department of Public Health, and The European Commission.
Prior to specializing in grant writing and program design consulting, Andrew served as a writing composition professor, Spanish-English translator, and English-as-a-second-language (ESL) curriculum developer and instructor. He has a special interest in at-risk youth and students with limited English-language proficiency. In addition to designing programs and securing funding for these populations, he has managed the day-to-day operations of K–12 after school programs, P–16 ESL programs, and online distance learning programs and blended learning courses for postsecondary ESL and writing composition students. He resides in Granada, Spain. Andrew has worked with WWG since 2010.