Mayor’s wife, son to address education conference


Dr. StephanieDr. Stephanie Pasley-Henry, dean of Bethune-Cookman University’s College of Education, and her 7-year-old son Derrick Henry, Jr., will speak at the 2020 National ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Association) Conference, formally known as the National Title I Conference).

The conference will be held in Atlanta from Feb. 4-7.

“Their keynote address will be: “Engage Us or Enrage Us: A Student Shares Proven Engagement Strategies for School and Home.’’

The duo’s two books,  “Engage Us or Enrage Us: Schools Make the Difference” and “The ABCs of Black History’’ will be unveiled at the conference.

Derrick is a second grader at Holly Hill K-8 School. Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry is the father and husband of the presenters.



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