Professional Learning Specialist
Virginia Henry currently serves as a Professional Learning Specialist for the Center for Strategic Leadership and Organizational Coherence. Family is important to Virginia, and she proudly holds the titles of daughter, aunt, and godmother. Virginia is experienced with working with school administrators and teachers to grow their capacity to develop students. After over two decades working in public education at various levels, Virginia knows what it takes to start successful schools, inspire staff, motivate students, build relationships with parents, and maintain alliances to keep schools in compliance and solvent. At the heart of every initiative that involves schools is the benefit to the children served. Virginia has started schools from the community and business support, facility acquisition, and application process to the curriculum and staff selection process. She has turned around schools in challenging environments and established in-district partnerships with charter and traditional public school entities with the goal of improving student academic achievement. In addition to being a licensed teacher and school leader, Virginia has experience in marketing and public relations. Virginia holds a Bachelor’s degree in English, a Master’s in Educational Administration, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership.