Newly appointed president of the National Primary Schools Principals Association (NAPSPA) Carlene Hayes has already hit the ground running.
Hayes, along with a new executive membership were elected on February 24 via a zoom meeting. She replaces longstanding NAPSPA president, Lance Mottley.
Speaking to izzso media, Hayes said she was very happy to have been elected to be the voice for all principals of Trinidad and Tobago and thanked Mottley for his service.
But what are the plans of this new executive?
March 12th marks a full year since the children of the nation have been placed in an online learning system due to the pandemic, and Hayes had this to say:
Hayes says principals are currently making the necessary preparation for Term 3, which will see a return to physical classes for students in Standard 5 who are preparing for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA).
Hayes said she also understands the frustration of parents and students and has heard the queries on whether schools will be back to some normalcy come September, especially in light of the country’s low covid19 numbers: