MS. KERRY-ANN HENRY
Ms. Henry is a Corporate and Strategic Planner, Project Manager, Dancer, Choreographer, Educator, Education Technologist, Arts and Social Development Specialist, Statistician, Researcher and Entrepreneur. Her background includes expertise in Project Management; Business Development and Improvement Strategies; Change Management; Statistics; Statistical Modelling; Integration of Principles of Business; Waste Reduction and Engineering to improve Business and Operational Processes; Graphic Design and Web page Development; Data Management; Strategic Planning; Change Management; Arts Management; Curriculum Design; Theatre and Development; and the design and development of online training programmes.
Ms. Henry has developed and delivered courses and programmes in Mathematics; Information Technology for Artists and Entrepreneurs; Artist Management and Branding through the use of Social Media and New Media Technologies; Technology in Education; Technology and Learning; Caribbean Folk Forms; Production; Caribbean Traditional Dance and Culture; and Caribbean Cultural Identity. As a corporate planner with the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, she coordinated, wrote and monitored the Institute’s three-year Modernization Plan (2000 – 2002). As a Statistician she has contributed to national publications on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Jamaica.
In her current role as Vice Principal of Administration and Resource Development she is responsible for;
- Planning and development of new facilities and renovations, remodelling, and technology initiatives for the College
- Facilitating and supporting the integration of technology into the culture of the College to enhance the teaching and learning process
- Streamline the business processes and manage technology to ensure a best fit between operations, output and applicability to academic programmes and student requirements for coursework, this includes IT, multimedia and student management systems required for the administration of grading systems and online teaching.
Ms. Henry served the College previously as a Lecturer in the Schools of Dance and Arts Management and Humanities, and subsequently Director of Studies and Dean of the School of Dance.
A dancer for most of her life, Kerry-Ann is also the ballet mistress and principal dancer for the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) of Jamaica. Ms Henry fell under the tutelage of Professor Rex Nettleford and continues to uphold the ethos of the NDTC with pride. She is also a past member of the Lion King Production on the West End in London, UK. As a judge on Jamaica’s popular television show Dancin’ Dynamite, Kerry-Ann manages to connect with audiences with her knowledge of traditional Jamaican dance culture and street authenticity.
Ms. Henry has delivered presentations for teachers in the use of technology in Education with E-Learning Jamaica and Ed-Tech Jamaica, for which she was a part of the Training Manual development team to assist teachers with the transition for the Tablet In Schools Programme. Miss Henry has worked locally and abroad with several Education Technology organizations, Performing Arts Companies, Dance in Education Organizations, Arts for Social and Educational Development Institutions and Statistical organisations. She is a proponent of interdisciplinary models and investigates and develops educational solutions based largely on education