A 501 C3 Non Profit Organization supporting education on BWI
MULBAH S. JACKOLLIE - PRINCIPAL
BOOKER WASHINGTON INSTITUTE
KAKATA - LIBERIA
BY FORMER PRINCIPAL
OCTOBER 1, 2007 - MAY 31, 2008
Governance and Administration
BWI is governed by a seventeen-member Board of Governors. The President of the Republic of Liberia serves as the Chairperson Ex-Officio while the Minister of Education serves as Member Ex-Officio.
The Principal of BWI serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary to the Board of Governors. Nine of the members are permanent members while the President of Liberia appoints eight for a period of four years. Members of the Board elect their leadership through a democratic process every four years.
The Board of Governors provides policy guidance to the BWI Administration, reviews and approves annual budgets and intervenes in matters associated with management and operation of the institution. It has the authority to recommend to the President of Liberia the removal and replacement of the Principal for a just cause.
Key administrative staff include Vice Principal for Instruction, Vice Principal for Administration, Business Manager, Dean of Student Services, Director of Admission and Director of Industrial Relations & Job Placement.
Mission:BWI mission is to produce a new generation of ethical and entrepreneurial technocrats, managers and leaders through participatory hands-on approach to human resource development.
Develop the infrastructure
BWI intends to rehabilitate existing infrastructures devastated by conflict and to construct a modern science and technology building intended to increase access to vocational technical education and to improve the general learning environment and quality of training.
Rehabilitation of existing infrastructure Construction of a new Science & Technology Building – The needs are for assorted construction materials, furnisher, laboratory equipment and materials.
Construction of a multi-purpose facility for recreation and programs Strengthen the curriculum Emerging technologies demand the review of existing curriculum content and materials so as to make graduates competitive and to cope with technical and ethical realities in workplaces.....more