Name: Cynthia, Lucilla, Agatha Crump DOB: August 06, 1954 (Antigua W.I, three (3) sons; one (1) grandson
Cynthia Crump (B.Ed.; M.Ed) A graduate of The University of the West Indies (Cave Hill Campus) – Majoring in Assessment & Evaluation (Curricula and Programmes).
I have been an educator for the past thirty-three (33) years; and am presently the Assistant Director of Education - Curriculum, Measurement & Testing, Ministry of Education, Antigua and Barbuda.
My philosophy of life is based on the tenets: hard work, diligence, perseverance and commitment. I am committed to strengthening my capabilities and sharing my knowledge and skills and have therefore accepted every opportunity to take varied roles. Professional experiences include:
Teacher: Antigua Grammar and Antigua Girls’ High Schools
Lecturer: Department of Teacher Education, Antigua State College
Facilitator / Trainer: Workshops and Professional Development Seminars at the primary, Secondary and Tertiary Levels; Census 2001
Examiner: Designing, reviewing, marking and reporting on local High Stakes Examinations
Advisor / Supervisor: Research Projects at the Secondary, College/University Levels
Researcher/Evaluator: Education-related projects
Writer: One publication: Designing Fair and Valid Tests and Assignments in 2003/5; Two other unpublished books; educational articles in the Antigua and Barbuda Teachers’ Union Newsletter and daily newspapers
Other Interests: Dance – former member of the National Dance Theatre Poetry Reading and Writing (First place in the UNESCO/Antigua state College Poetry Competition in 2004); Music (fulfilling a life-long dream by teaching myself on the keyboard)
In addition, I am driven by the belief:
“Professional Development is important to improve not only the individual, but also others s/he comes in contact with and is responsible for…. --Augustmoon 12:55, 10 March 2007 (CET)