Dr. Charles Henderson passed away on July 13, 2012 at his home in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 85. Born in Gainesville, Florida, Dr. Henderson earned his Doctorate in Education from the University of Florida in 1967. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War ll.
Dr. Henderson was the principal of the UF College of Education’s P.K. Yonge Laboratory School and a professor in UF’s College of Education Department of Instruction and Curriculum for 21 years. In 1985, he retired early as professor emeritus, but continued to teach part time until 1998. Dr. Henderson was a member of the team that established the Florida Association for Staff Development and he was presented the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Florida Educational Leadership Award in 2000.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ann Messer Henderson.