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Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs

Patricia HendersonPatricia S. Henderson

Urban Extension Specialist, Service-Learning
P.O. Box 967
Normal, Alabama 35762

PHONE: (256) 372-4101
FAX: (256) 372-5840

e-mail: patricia.henderson@aamu.edu


  • Further Research Study, The Ohio State University
  • M.Ed., Tuskegee University
  • B.S., Tuskegee University

Job Summary

Responsibilities include working in concert with district and county staff to identify and establish linkages with city officials and leaders of business, industry, education, health, social, religious, and other appropriate institutions and organizations. Assist in providing guidance for program implementation within Urban Centers; and communicate progress and needs through the District Extension Coordinators to the Associate Director for Urban and New Nontraditional Programs.

Professional Work Experience

  • Urban Extension Specialist, AAMU Service-Learning Network. 2004-Present (Part time assignment-Department of Family and Consumer Sciences)
  • Urban Program Educator, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama A&M University, November 1999-2004 (Part time assignment-Department of Family and Consumer Sciences)
  • Director, AmeriCorps State Programs, Governor's Office on National and Community Service, State of Alabama, May 1990-November 1999
  • Youth Development Specialist, Cooperative Extension Program, Tuskegee University, 1994-1998
  • Clothing Specialist, Cooperative Extension Program, Tuskegee University, 1988-1994
  • Coordinator, Clothing and Related Arts Program, Tuskegee University, 1986-1990
  • Coordinator, Continuing Education Evening Programs & Mental Health Training Program, Alabama A&M University, 1979-1986
  • Instructor, Clothing & Related Arts, Tuskegee University, 1973-1979
  • Training Specialist, Turnkey Three Program, Tuskegee University 1972-1973
  • Instructor, Pike County Board of Education, Troy, Alabama, 1969-1972
  • Instructor, Okaloosa County Board of Education, Crestview, Florida, 1968-1969