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Dr. Stephanie Henderson, Assistant Professor

"This program will strengthen you in ways you can't imagine. The knowledge gained in this program will give you an insight and skill set in the classroom that will be valuable to all who enter."

Degrees Held:

  • Ed.D. Education Leadership – Mississippi College, 2015
  • Ed.S. Education Leadership – Mississippi College, 2006
  • MBA – Millsaps College, 2001
  • BS Economics – Spelman College, 2000

In which online programs do you teach?

M.Ed. in Elementary Education

Which classes do you teach online?

EDU 6524

What can students expect in your classes?

Weekly discussion board posts, weekly reading assignments, course project (Individual).

What do you want students to take away from your classes? What do you want them to learn?

General concepts to better serve students from diverse backgrounds in the area of Reading as well as a deeper understanding of the unique causes of reading deficits exhibited by children without a strong literacy foundation.

What is the value of this degree?

The student that completes this degree is better equipped to serve in the profession of education by possessing a more in depth knowledge of skills and strategies needed in the elementary classroom.

Why did you start teaching?

As a ministry to impact the lives of those I teach. Not only to make them better educators and leaders, but to hopefully make them better people by being more reflective and intentional in their decisions.

What advice would you give to prospective students considering this program?

This program will strengthen you in ways you can't imagine. The knowledge gained in this program will give you an insight and skill set in the classroom that will be valuable to all who enter.

Why are you interested in education? What drew you to this field?

Empathy, compassion, patience, and flexibility.

What is the one book you think everyone should read?

The Bible and The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

Tell us something your students may not know about you:

I did not realize I wanted to be a teacher until after I had obtained two business degrees. However, when I entered the classroom I knew I had found my calling and my ministry.

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