Junior currently serves as an Associate Commissioner for Secondary and Career Education for the Republic of the Marshall Islands Ministry of Education. Junior is responsible for all 5 public high schools in the country, as well as an academy school called "Life Skills Academy." Junior has served as an elementary school teacher, vice principal, and principal of Marshall Islands High School, which is the largest high school in the country with growing enrollment numbers.
Junior was born and raised in the outer islands of the Marshalls. Junior moved to Majuro to attend Marshall Islands High School, and then attended the College of the Marshall Islands, where he studied Business Administration. Junior spent six years teaching at Delap Elementary School before attending BYU-Hawaii for his Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education. In 2015, Junior graduated from the University of the South Pacific with a Master's of Education.
Other Participants of ELDP Pacific 2017
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The Executive Leadership Development Program completed graduation ceremonies in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday, June 14, 2013. Twenty participants completed the program, representing American Samoa, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, … [more]
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Calvert Birmingham was selected to represent the graduating class of the Graduate School USA’s Executive Leadership Program this past summer. Calvert currently works with the US Virgin Islands’ Department of … [more]
Ivan “Jimbo” Alafonso gave closing remarks on behalf of the inaugural graduating class of the Executive Leadership Development Program in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 18, 2009. Both the full text … [more]