Principal of Providence Elementary School
Born in Barbados, Principal Altman completed her primary and secondary education on the island. She then moved to Canada to further her studies. Ms. Altman earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Psychology and English Literature at McGill University in Montreal. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Education at Western University in London, Ontario and returned to McGill to pursue a Master of Education in Inclusive Education. Most recently, Ms. Altman has received a Diploma in Educational Leadership from Erdiston Teachers’ Training College located here in the island.
Her experience in schools in Canada as well as her career as a teacher at Providence Elementary School teaching Junior One through Junior Four have helped to foster a passion in her for students, teachers and the fostering of the dynamics needed to facilitate an optimal learning environment where growth is a key feature and goal.