Name: Walter Henderson
Current Position and School: Principal at the Patrick J. Kennedy School.
Educational Background: Master of educational administration, University of Massachusetts, Boston; master of education in special education, Cambridge College; bachelor of science in communications, Northeastern University.
School Information: The Patrick J. Kennedy School is a Boston Public School in East Boston, MA, that serves 275 students in grades K-5 and has a student population that is 85.1% Hispanic, 8% White, 5.1% African-American, .4% Asian, and 1.5% Multi-Racial/non-Hispanic. Of these students, 88% participate in the free and reduced lunch program.
Prior Experience: Walter’s prior experience includes serving as the principal of John Winthrop Elementary School, Boston principal fellow at Mattahunt Elementary School, and as teacher leader at the Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School, all in Dorchester.