Fernelize Henry Biography & Presentation

Fernelize Henry is currently serving in her third year as a Curriculum Specialist for Secondary Social Studies at the School District of Palm Beach County. She was a classroom teacher for 14 years at Palm Beach Central High School where she taught all core subjects, Latin American History and AP Comparative Government and Politics. During her career, she has worked with Migrant education and Jumpstart programs during her summers and was an ESOL/GED Coordinator for one year at Palm Beach Central High School. She wrote the curriculum for Latin American History for the School District , along with two other teachers and was a participant in the year-long Teaching American History program.
She received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Students of Other languages (TESOL) from Nova Southeastern University. She is a proud Afro-Latina from Nicaragua who is passionate about history and inclusion.

African Americans, Latinos, and Social Activism
This workshop is an overview of how Blacks and Latinos fought against institutionalized racism, Imperialism and for workers’ rights in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The School District of Palm Beach County