Porscha Henson, MA, LCPC, NCC, RPT, Middle School and Upper School Counselor at The Park School of Baltimore (MD). She presented at the NAIS People of Color Conference. She has a unique perspective on race, counseling and teachable moments. Porscha believes in the power of one teacher and the opportunity school counselors have to leverage the Pedagogy of Leadership® in daily work. Porscha will be a scholar at the gcLi Leadership Lab '22 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Mrs. Henson also teaches social-emotional classes, a wellness class, and a leadership class. She has trained at schools and other community organizations on topics including self-esteem development, child abuse, and neglect, and family issues. She has also trained at national conferences. Mrs. Henson has an extensive background in working with students who have experienced neglect and other family-related issues. Because of this background, she is passionate about helping students find their voice. Mrs. Henson and one of her former colleagues created a leadership class at The Park School of Baltimore to help students develop their leadership skills.
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