Lesli Henderson

2024 Exemplary Teaching Artist

Lesli Henderson is excited to be a part of Springboard to Learning. She brings over 30 years of teaching experience in the Hazelwood School District. She has taught all academic subjects but has a passion for teaching math and science. While employed for Hazelwood School District she shared her enthusiasm for math and science by facilitating professional development for teachers to help them improve their understanding of curriculum. She consulted with Washington University to help write activities for the MySci curriculum. Alongside teachers from Parkway, and Valley Park School districts, she has collaborated as a teacher leader in a Math in Residency and also a STEM grant to build her understanding and expand her teaching practices. She uses content rich mathematics and project based science to fully involve the students in their learning experience.

Lesli Henderson’s Programs

The Art of Baseball
Visualizing Mathematics
Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts