• About Mrs. Sharon Henderson...

    Position: ELD

    Room: 21

    Phone: 480-812-7451

    Email: Mrs. Sharon Henderson

    Mrs. Sharon Henderson

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    My name is Sharon Henderson and I am the English Language Development (ELD) teacher at Shumway Leadership Academy. I have been teaching students who are learning English for over 20 years. I have taught in the Czech Republic, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Turkey, Vietnam and the United States. I enjoy seeing my students grow in their English Skills!

    My Education and Professional Background

    B.S.     Elementary Education

    M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (ESL)

    M.Ed.  Reading and Language

    My Educational Philosophy

    I believe in:
    • Providing a balanced instruction in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing
    • Recognizing each student's developmental level and unique learning style
    • Offering suggestions to teachers and parents on how to support language learning
    • Promoting bilingualism and cultural understanding