Teaching has been my lifelong career in various locations and through varied educational levels from elementary to college.
I started teaching in my native Africa country in 1979 after I graduated from Normal School that is the equivalent of high school. I taught at elementary and middle school level for which I was educated for. I had to teach all subjects and most of subjects were taught in French
. After three years I enrolled at university to continue with the education field for upper levels. I consecutively graduate at the bachelors and masters levels, with the concentration of education subjects and psychology
, prepared to train elementary teachers. Instead of going to teaching in Normal schools at high school level, I was retained by the Alma Mater’s College of Education to teach undergraduates. There, I was designing, teach and evaluate my course load, supervising students’ practicum and internships and perform the required research projects. After six years on that job, I earned a Fulbright scholarship to do a doctoral program in America, which I finished in 1997.
As my native land was blowing into politics making unsafe my return, I stayed in America, worked on teaching licenses and worked on various teaching assignments in Oregon and Missouri educational institutions including substitute teaching in elementary, middle and high schools, colleges and youth service institutions.
I am currently teaching Adult Education and Civics with Saint Louis Public Schools for a decade now. I enjoy teaching any level; I am comfortable with a variety of the corresponding teaching and learning methods, as I believe in empowering any learner, child, youth or adult to achieve the personal and professional goals in facilitated, productive but fun conditions.
Besides skills in teaching subjects, I master well and apply my knowledge in curriculum development and evaluation, learning theories, computer
technology and networking and an international experience.