Twelve teachers awarded for long service.

first_img 63 Views   no discussions Share EducationLocalNewsPrimarySecondaryTertiary Twelve teachers awarded for long service. by: – April 27, 2011 Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img Tweet Share Dominica Association of Teachers Office. Photo credit: dateachers.orgThe Dominica Association of Teachers today bestowed awards of long service to 12 retired teachers.The teachers who had all worked in the profession for decades at a time received their award at the 16th Annual General Meeting of the DAT at the Garraway Hotel today.Agatha Melizia St. Aimee received the award for working in the teaching profession for 45 years, Athlene Douglas Murdock-35 years, Clementina Liverpool-Paul 43 years, Everlyn M. Lawrence 45 years, Joyce Dupuis 16 years, Lucina Lafond Charles 41 years, Sonia Christian 40 years, Jane Bruney 40 years and Timothy Moise 39 years. Roslyn Fountain Bentley Royer and Nathalie Laville did not specify how long they worked in the field.The DAT also awarded its office attendant Mrs. Harriette Thomas Benjamin for her long service to the organization.Meantime Education Minister Peter St Jean says while teachers may want to further develop their skills, they should be careful about what program they are enrolled in.St Jean was delivering remarks at the 16th Annual General Meeting of the Dominica Association of Teachers on Wednesday.He said teachers must ensure that they are enrolled in programs that are relevant to their communities as well.“Each of us can enroll in a program. Today several organizations are experiencing several organizations offering training in various schemes and all are being encouraged to take advantage. However do not simply grab unto the next opportunity for training because people tell you it is good. Be careful to enroll in programs that are relevant to you and your community. In other words don’t enroll in institutions that promise you certificates that will have little relevance to your tomorrow,” he added.St Jean said let the nature of investment be driven by personal and community needs.The featured address was delivered by Mrs. Verlie Shaw Joseph.She encouraged teachers to invest to secure their financial future-the theme of the AGM.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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