Bahamas Press wants you to see the credentials of our Friend and next president of the Bahamas Union of Teachers. BP presents FRANCES FRIEND.
• Member in good standing for more than 30 years;
• Served as Shop Steward: Rock Sound All Age School (1975-1986); and Eight Mile Rock High School (1989-1990);
• Executive member (1990 – 1998);
• Area Vice President, Grand Bahama District (1998-2005);
• Vice Chairperson, National Congress of Trade Unions, Grand Bahama Branch (2002-2005).
• Teachers Certificate (1974)
• Bachelor of Science Degree, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale Fla. (2005)
• Certificate in Collective Bargaining, CTF/CUT Course, Barbados (2005)
• Certificate in Collective Bargaining, Bahamas Union of Teachers (2005);
• Participated in NCTU/ILO/PROMALCO Training Seminar – “Strong Partnerships for Survival” (2005);
• Certificate in Leadership Training, BUT (2001);
• Participated in MOE/BUT Seminar: Labour Relations in Public Education (2001);
• Attended many professional/trade union workshops, seminars and conferences both nationally and internationally including Education International 3rd World Congress, Washington (1998), and 4th World Congress Thailand (2001);
• Master’s Degree Student McHari International – H.R. & Business Management.