L. Cecille Palmer

Professional Summary

Compassionate, student focussed educational professional, with practical experiences in teaching, leading, organizing and managing educational programmes and activities. Dynamic communication skills with proven ability to build lasting relationships with all stakeholders. Eager to learn something new; a team builder. 

Professional   Experience

September 1, 2014 – Present: Principal, St Theresa Preparatory School

  • Provided administrative leadership and guidance to a team of professionals including paraprofessionals and support staff
  • Oversees a student body of approximately 300 learners.
  • Oversees the management of the school’s overall operations and facilities
  • Developed and lead annual School Improvement Plan
  • Developed, organized and presented at staff workshops and seminars
  • Established and maintained rapport with Board of Management, staff, students and parents
  • Contributed to the academic and social tone of the school
  • Established and promoted an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust                 


  • Team Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Communication Skills
  • Teaching
  • Performance Improvement
  • Policy Enforcement



  • 2000-2003 M. Sc. Teaching and Learning, Nova South Eastern University
  • 1994-1998 B. A. (Hons.)  Linguistic, University of the West Indies, Mona
  • 1991-1992 Educational Administration Diploma Mico University College
  • 1970-1973 Trained Teachers’ Certificate, St. Joseph’s Teachers’ College
  • 1965-1970 St. Mary’s College/The Queen’s School
  • St Mary’s Elementary School
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