The new Secretary General to the St. Kitts & Nevis National Commission for UNESCO in the Ministry of Education is Ms. Dorothy L. Warner. She brings to the position substantial experience and knowledge from the breadth and depth of her involvement in the education system of St. Kitts and Nevis.
At heart, she is an educator. She is motivated by the prospect of supporting the empowerment of others and self development. She has served in various capacities in education, having started as a Substitute Teacher at the primary level and advancing to a Trained and subsequently a Graduate Teacher at the secondary level, before transitioning to the post of Language Arts Subject Coordinator at the Curriculum Development Unit (CDU). While at the CDU, she was integral to several curriculum review and reform initiatives that took place locally and within the Eastern Caribbean. She also provided leadership to the CDU when she served as the Acting Director.
Her most recent assignment was as an Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Education where she coordinated dramatic improvements in the delivery of services in the areas of the School Meals Programme, the School Farm, the School Bus Operations, and the administration of the SAFE (Support for the Advancement of Further Education) Programme.
Ms. Warner is a multi-phased, meticulous, dynamic individual who brings to her work her signature of professionalism, accountability, enthusiasm, dedication and integrity. She has spearheaded as well as served creditably on many organising committees within the Ministry of Education and the wider Public Service. She is a team-player who is adept at organising, training, collaborating and communication.
She holds a Bachelor and a Master of Education degree in Language Education – Literacy Studies. Her qualifications, experience, work ethics, deportment, and pleasant disposition make her the ideal candidate for this post of Secretary General to the National Commission for UNESCO. She looks forward to working with us all in her new role and anticipates our usual cooperation.