Njeri Carty joins the Omololu International School team this year in a dual role as our 3rd Grade Teacher and Instructional Support Specialist. Njeri was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands and raised her early years in Anguilla. She spent most of her life in Houston, TX. She has lived, taught and studied abroad and returned to Anguilla in 2013; establishing Branches Of Learning Inc. and BIG On Learning, both education institutions supporting innovating education solutions in Anguilla and the Caribbean region.
Njeri’s education career has been geared towards the empowerment of children, specifically children with special needs in the area of early literacy development and her leadership skills in training and mentoring new teachers to the education field. She holds a dual B.S. Elementary and Special Education, M.S.Ed. Multicultural Education with a concentration in Literacy and M.Ed. Leadership and Supervision with multiple specialized certificates. She has over fifteen years of experience working and teaching in both general education and special education classroom in the United States, Italy, Namibia, Finland and Anguilla. She has taught diverse groups of students; trained teachers and education leaders in the areas of: education policy, literacy, numeracy, instructional strategies, response to intervention, education creativity and innovation.
Her education philosophy acknowledges the dignity and uniqueness of an individual. Her attitude towards children, adolescents and adults as life long learners, is one of true enthusiasm. She believes education is a critical nation building tool and hopes to support the Omololu learning community by developing children and teaching professionals to be effective communicators, competent problem solvers, self-directed learners’, responsible citizens and quality producers as they prepared to meet the dynamic needs of the ever-changing education landscape.