AME University and Monrovia Consolidated School System Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Capacity Development of Teachers
Monrovia, Liberia (September 7, 2021): The African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Monrovia Consolidated School System (MCSS) to help develop and implement professional development programs that will enhance the capacity of MCSS Teachers.
Within the framework of the Agreement, the AME University will provide training under an academic in-service program that would lead to the acquisition of a Bachelor's degree in the disciplines offered at its College of Education. Under the arrangement, prospective beneficiaries who have previously obtained an Associate degree shall be exempted from sitting an entrance exam; the rest (with high school diploma, WAEC certificate, ‘C’, or “B” certificate) shall sit the AMEU regular entrance exam. Additionally, a vacation bridge program will be organized for senior students of the MCSS that performs exceptionally well in their academics, to enable them to enroll in the AME University.
The President of AME University, Dr. Alvin E. Attah who signed on behalf of the University iterated the commitment of the University in fostering partnerships that seek to advance the promotion of academic excellence at all levels in the Education sector and Hon. Benjamin Jacobs, Superintendent of MCSS signed on behalf of his institution. Mr. Jacob expressed his institution’s delight in partnering with the AME University to build the capacity of its teachers and other relevant staff members. The partnership has a lifespan of four years and is subject to extension.