105Jennifer Prator Henry is the Director of the Early Learning Center working to lead and live out the mission, “Christ-centered, quality care, early education for the whole child.”
Jennifer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has four beautiful children.
Her daughter, Emily, passed away in 2013 of a brain tumor. She lived a wonderful life for 25 years. Her daughter Mary is a 4th grade teacher at Brandon Elementary and teaches the Senior Youth at St. Paul Catholic Church. Her son, Taylor, is a graphic designer and illustrator in Washington DC. Her daughter, Natalie, is a graduate student at LSU studying Social Work.
Jennifer earned a BS in Elementary Education from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, a Masters in Reading from Loyola University in New Orleans, and a Masters in Catholic School Leadership from Seton Hall University in Orange, New Jersey.
Jennifer began working here in July 2013, became a member of the parish in 2014. She enjoys walking her dogs, Jack and Dash, and loves spending time with family, reading, cooking, and painting. Her favorite quote is from Catholic Educator, Thomas Groome, “It is a sacred privilege and an awesome responsibility to be an educator.”