ROMS AP Picked For Leadership Fellow
Posted on 01/31/2024
Jason Henshaw, Leadership AnnouncementRoyal Oak Schools is happy to announce that Royal Oak Middle School Assistant Principal Jason Henshaw has been selected as a distinguished member of the inaugural cohort of the Michigan Leadership for Equity and Transformation Fellows. This appointment aims to empower upcoming secondary school leaders throughout an 18-month project-based fellowship focusing on educational access and success for all students across Michigan, with a strong emphasis on equity and transformative leadership.

Principal Kristin Meldrum expressed excitement, noting Jason Henshaw's valuable contributions to the school community, including initiatives like outdoor recess and the implementation of the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum, CharacterStrong. "He has been such an incredible attribute to ROMS with his energy and new ideas. I can't wait to see what the future holds for him," she said.

In Jason's words, "I am so excited to be part of the inaugural cohort of Michigan Leadership for Equity and Transformation Fellows. My goal is to use my cohort's knowledge and experiences to make myself a more effective school leader and bring ideas and practices from my peers back to my building, district, and community." He added that he is thankful for the support he has received from Principal Meldrum and Superintendent Mary Beth Fitzpatrick through the beginning stages of this process and looks forward to getting started on this important work.

Use this link for more information about the Michigan Leadership for Equity and Transformation Fellows.