Middle Years Programme Coordinator
An educator of over 22 years, Ms. Keshetta N. Henderson has been at Hillside High School for 9 years as a certified English Teacher after previously working for 10 years in Orange County Schools. Recently appointed as the HS AIG Specialist for grades 9-12, Ms. Henderson is responsible for providing acceleration, enrichment, and extension opportunities to our AIG students and families; she is in the Durham Public Schools 2020-21 Duke University AIG Licensure Cohort. Since 2014, she has served as the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Coordinator (IB MYP) grades 9-10, a magnet lottery program that fosters students' college and career readiness skills through a rigorous, concept-based framework.
Ms. Henderson received a Bachelor of Arts-English from her alma mater Howard University, Secondary Education Certification from UNC Wilmington, and Master of Education-Curriculum & Instruction from NC State University. Her passionate advocacy for children and education can trace back to her time as a daycare lead teacher and AmeriCorps Project Change tutor/teacher. Affiliated with several civic/social/personal/professional organizations and a recipient of numerous awards and accomplishments, Ms. Henderson humbly roots herself in George Washington Carver’s quote “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
She finds joy in knowing that her firm yet caring spirit with a witty sense of humor causes her students to put forth the extra effort because they have a teacher who is invested in who they are and strive to be. Her pastimes include reading/writing, spending time with family, serving as president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® - Psi Gamma Omega Chapter, website designing, desktop publishing, and event planning.
Ms. Henderson can be reached at (919) 560-3925 ext. 25315 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Diploma Years Programme Coordinator
Angelia Euba McKoy has been an educator with Durham Public Schools for 25 years with 20 of her years at Hillside High School. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in secondary math education in 1993 where she was an All-American track and field team member. She taught 7th and 8th-grade math and coached basketball and track & field at Sherwood Githens Middle School for her first 5 years of teaching.Mrs. McKoy came to Hillside High School in the fall of 2000. She has taught all levels of math in grades 9 - 12 from Algebra to Integrated Math 4 while at Hillside. In 2007, she was a top 10 finalist in the Durham Public Schools Teacher of the Year recognition. Currently, she is the Assistant Athletic Director and has coached cross country, basketball, indoor and outdoor track & field while at Hillside, earning 7 state track championships as a coach and 2 as a parent. She was an International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) Teacher and the MYP and Diploma Programme coordinator for several years. Presently, this will be her 10th year as the IB Diploma Programme Coordinator.
Mrs. McKoy is a 25-year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and is the treasurer of the Alpha Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. here in Durham. She has been married for 24 years to Dr. Henry McKoy, Jr., who is a professor at North Carolina Central University. They are the proud parents of two Hillside IB Alumni, Jamila McKoy (c/o 2017) and Jalen McKoy (c/o 2019), who are a senior and sophomore respectively at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They attend Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church where she is a member of the Unity Choir.