Henderson, Nine Others Inducted By Educators Hall
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oyce Johnson Henderson, the retired schoolteacher and administrator with the Oklahoma City Public School System, will be among the 10 to be inducted into the Oklahoma African-American Educators Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
She began her career as a social studies teacher at Dunjee High, was named supervisor of the Teacher Corps Program of the Oklahoma City Public School System before she became administrator of the education department of the Guthrie Job Corps Center.
Mrs. Henderson served as principal of Emerson, Classen, Northeast and Star-Spencer High Schools, and the Classen School of Advanced Studies.
During the last 10 years of her career, Mrs. Henderson was executive director of school and community services for the Oklahoma City school district, a superintendent’s Cabinet position.
She retired in 2006.
Mrs. Henderson has served on the boards of directors of Youth Services of Oklahoma County, the YWCA of Central Oklahoma, Sunbeam Services, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation and the Oklahoma Afro-American Hall of Fame.
Mrs. Henderson was named to the Wall of Fame of the Foundation of Oklahoma City Public Schools and was named Educator of the Year at the Women of Color Expo & Festival sponsored by Perry Publishing & Broadcasting...subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper