Faculty Profile

Sylvia Henderson

Sylvia Henderson

Adjunct Program Coordinator, Instruction: Teaching and Learning and Teacher of Reading

College of Education and Liberal Arts

(302) 356-6959

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ed.D., Wilmington University

M.Ed, Salisbury University

B.S., Slippery Rock University


Recently retired Superintendent of Capital School District. I have been an adjunct instructor for Wilmington University for 29 years. I am also the Chair of the Master of Instruction: Teaching/Learning and Teacher of Reading programs at Wilmington University. I am the Lead Adjunct for the MRD program. I studied special education at Slippery Rock University which is renowned for its special education department supported by the John F. Kennedy Foundation. My master’s degree is in Reading and Doctorate in Leadership from Wilmington University. I also completed the Principals Institute at Harvard.

My passion has been special education and reading development for the past 30 years as a teacher, parent, advocate, principal, and superintendent. I have created programming, supported law, and developed environments for all students to be successful.