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Staff Profile: Deborah Henderson

Deb Henderson Welfare Officer

School Nurse

I was a student Nurse at South Tyneside and Gateshead School of Nursing from 1983-1986. Qualified as an RGN and staffed on a mixed Medical Ward. Applied to Queen Elizabeth Midwifery School and was successful and commenced my Student Midwifery in March 1987. I qualified as a Registered Midwife in September 1988.

I staffed on a rotational basis for the following 10 years on Antenatal, labour, postnatal wards, as well as the community. In 1996 I commenced my degree. I was then promoted to Community Midwifery Sister in 1997. I graduated in 2000 from Northumbria University with Bsc (Hons) in Midwifery Sciences.

My Husband’s job brought us to Houston in 2006 and to the British International School of Houston.

I was asked to attend an interview for the Welfare assistant and have been with the school as the Welfare Assistant since August 2012.

I am married with two children. My eldest son is a former pupil of BISH. He attends UT Austin and is studying Government and Politics. My daughter, attends a public high school in Houston. She is a JV Cheer leader and is a keen gymnast and tumbler. She loves school and has great social life. My husband is Financial VP of World Wide Marine. I love to go to the gym and work out. My husband and I have a great social life here in Houston and a have a wonderful circle of friends. We love to party, eat out and socialise.