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Council Members

Paul Miller, PhD.

Immediate Past President

 Paul Miller, PhD, is Professor of Educational Leadership & Management, School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, UK. An internationally recognized academic, he is also on the on the Boards of the British Educational Leadership Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Management (CCEAM). Paul is interested in equity and social justice issues in education.

Shernette Powell, J.P. M.Ed. F. IEAL-J.

Vice-President, Director of Partnerships & Corporate Affairs

Shernette Powell is currently the principal at Point Hill Leased Primary and Junior High School in St Catherine, Jamaica. She is currently the National President for the Leaders Association in the Jamaica 4-H Clubs and enjoys mentoring and coaching people to build their mind-set. She is a member of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). Her research interests include educational leadership, Social Justice and Professional Development. She has one publication in international peer-reviewed journals.

Kadia Hylton-Fraser, M.Ed. F. IEAL-J.

President, Director of Strategy, Opportunities & Policy

Kadia Hylton-Fraser is currently the President of the Institute and Director of Strategy, Opportunities and Policy. She is currently pursuing doctoral studies in Educational Leadership at the Lehigh University in the USA, having obtained a Fulbright scholarship. She was formerly the Director of Programmes at the National College for Educational Leadership (NCEL), an agency in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information responsible for developing leadership capacity throughout the sector. Kadia’s research interests include educational leadership, foreign language policy and leadership as well as principal preparation. She has published several papers in international peer-reviewed journals as well as presented her work at several conferences.

Greg-Louis Austin, MSc.

 Director of Outreach & Public Discourse (Public Lectures & Research Interest Groups)

Greg-Louis Austin is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica and adjunct lecturer at the Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Leadership & Management and is an Academic Quality Auditor who engages in research activities in academic advisement, quality assurance, online learning and health informatics.

Greg-Louis currently serves on the Board of Directors – National Council for Drug Abuse,  Steering Committee for the Implementation of E-Health (Ministry of Health) and Advisory Board – Natural Sciences – Knox Community College.

Nola Hill-Berry, MBA

Secretary & Director of Branding/Conference Chair

 Nola Hill-Berry is a lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica with responsibility for leading the health information management courses of study. She is a member of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). Nola has special interests in leadership for organizational effectiveness, professional development, and leadership in health information management. Her extended interests include programme design and health informatics.

  Talia Carter M. Ed. F. IEAL-J.

Vice-President, Director of Learning & Resources

Miss Talia Carter is a lecturer at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI). She has been and educator for 10 years, and holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management. Her philosophy on education is based on Reconstructionism; she believes that schools and the education sector are pioneers to change and development. Talia’s vision is that education will bring out positive change in society inclusive of: reduction in poverty levels, advancement in technology and improved levels of living. She is a founding member of the IEAL-J and has served in various capacities on Council.

Tamaika Mills Allen

Director of Technology & Media Engagement

Currently the Director of Technology & Media Engagement of the IEAL-J. She holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of Technology, Jamaica. She has been and educator at the New Providence Primary School for 12 years. She is also a Realtor- Associate in the company A. S. James and Associates.

Tamaika joined the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica in 2013. She is a member of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). Tamaika is interested in issues related to equality, equity and social justice in education.

Stephen R. Wallder

Director of Membership Services

Currently pursuing a PhD. in Education leadership, he holds an MBA from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom. Currently, a Lecturer in Business Education at the University of Technology Jamaica, he contributes regularly to the enrichment of education thinking and practice in Jamaica through research and regular conference presentations, whilst also working alongside, amongst others, the Joint Board of Teacher Education, the Community Colleges of Jamaica and the Mico University College to ensure quality in assessment and teacher training. Research has focused upon matriculation in tertiary education, student centred learning and enrolment and admissions effectiveness in tertiary education.