Jodi Henderson McInerney, Executive Director (Asbury Park School) – Mrs. Henderson-McInerney began her career, after graduating from Rosemont College in PA, working on Wall Street as an Assistant Vice President in the legal advisory department at Merrill Lynch Asset Management. After fully enjoying her career in business, Mrs. McInerney decided to follow her passion for education. Having a strong desire to work in education, Mrs. McInerney obtained a Masters in the Art of Teaching from Monmouth University and joined the staff at West Belmar Elementary School where she taught kindergarten. Mrs. McInerney continued her educational pursuits and attended Seton Hall University for her second Masters degree in Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy. She continued her educational career at St. Catharine’s Elementary School in Spring Lake, NJ, her alma mater, where became Assistant Principal.
Mrs. McInerney has also served as an adjunct professor at Brookdale Community College. She has acted as the Executive Director for College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Charter School since the 2018 school year. An unhesitating manager and persistent problem solver, Mrs. McInerney’s leadership is built around a strong passion to provide high-quality education to young people who live in districts that are often unfairly underfunded. With a practical, down-to-earth style of collaboration and decision-making, Mrs. McInerney ensures on a day-to-day basis that the Asbury Park Charter School remains a supportive community where all staff, scholars, and families feel valued and connected. Mrs. McInerney was born and raised at the Jersey Shore and enjoys being about to support the local community in which she grew up. She and her husband are the proud parents of 7 children.