Ministry of Education, Guyana

Who's who in Education

A list of some of the Senior Education Officials in the Ministry of Education

Nicolette Odella Henry - Minister of Education. Nicolette Henry (born 15 February 1970) is a Guyanese politician and former military officer who has been appointed a Minister as of May 2015. Minister Henry has over twenty (20) years of managerial experience and thirteen (13) at the senior professional level.Before her ministerial appointment,…
Mr. Marcel Raymond HutsonChief Education Officer Mr. Hutson's passion for education is rooted in his love for children, his desire to see them fulfill their potential. Hence his mission which is to facilitate quality teaching in the classroom through continuous Professional Development of teachers and effective monitoring and supervision that…
Mr. Patrick Chinedu Onwuzirike - Assistant Chief Education Officer – (Technical) Mr. Patrick Chinedu Onwuzirike, is originally from Nigeria, where he was bred and undertook his primary and secondary education. In 1990, he was offed a Nigerian-Cuban scholarship to pursue a career in Mechanical Engineering. During his secondary school days, Mathematics…
Ms. Ingrid Monica TrotmanAssistant Chief Education Officer (Nursery) I started my teaching career in 1992 at Hague Nursery School on the West Coast Demerara and proceeded to the Cyril Potter College of Education in 1993-1995 where I pursued the Pre-Service Nursery Programme and graduated with the following awards: 1st runner-up…
Ms. Jennifer CumberbatchDirector of NCERD With the backing of 38 years of experience as an educator, Jennifer Cumberbatch was appointed as Director of NCERD in October 2012.Mrs. Cumberbatch was formerly attached to NCERD as Science text book writer, subject specialist in Science, curriculum writer and radio teacher on the Broadcast…
Ms. Nicola JohnsonDeputy Chief Planning Officer Ms. Nicola Johnson is the Deputy Chief Planning Officer, who is responsible for Statistics and monitoring and evaluation of the education sector. She has a Degree in Public Admininistration and a Masters in Development Policy and Analysis. Ms. Nicola Johnson is at the Ministry…
Ms. Carol Ann Benn Senior Education Officer / National Coordinator PTAs Ms. Carol Ann Benn is currently employed with the Ministry as a Senior Education Officer / National Coordinator PTAs with responsibility for Management and supervision of all PTAs in Guyana.Among her many responsibilities, Ms Benn manages and supervises all…
Ms. Bernadette Lorraine Barker – KingHead – Administrator Allied Arts Unit Bernadette Lorraine Barker – King born March 26, 1958 at 36 Sandy Babb Street, Kitty, Bernadette, commonly known as Lorraine, was the fifth of seven siblings. At a very tender age, she was groomed by teachers for that noble profession…
Ms. Petal Punalall-JetooNational Science Coordinator(NCERD) Ms. Petal Punalall-Jetoo is the National Science Coordinator and heads the Science Unit within the Ministry of Education NCERD, Guyana. She is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring programmes that improve Secondary School science education. She introduced the Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) pilot project…
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