Miss Janey Joseph is from Mon Repos, a small rural community in the village of Micoud, Saint Lucia. Ms. Joseph’s formal career as an educator began on completion of a Certificate in Teacher Education from the Division of Teacher Education and Educational Administration of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in 1997. In 1998 she accepted a Cuban Scholarship, and graduated from the University of Havana, Cuba in July 2004 with a licensure in Psychology. She returned to the education system in Saint Lucia where she served as School Counsellor at the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School until 2010. During that time she completed her Master of Education degree in Educational Guidance and Counselling Services with Lynchburg College, and was appointed District Guidance Counsellor in Education District Six in the south of Saint Lucia. In 2018 she was transferred to the Department of Gender Relations and now serves as the Director of Gender Relations in Saint Lucia.
Ms. Joseph has served as part-time Counsellor for the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, Southern Division, Part time Lecturer and Counsellor at the International American University and Consultant Counsellor with CaribCare Ltd and Behavioural Insights, Saint Lucia.
Ms Joseph’s passion for holistic education has propelled her into representation and community service. As a young person, she founded and led community organizations, served on National Executives of the National Youth Council and headed the Saint Lucia-Cuba Students Association for one term in Cuba. Ms. Joseph is well known for her in-person presentations to educators and community leaders across the island on positive discipline, stress management, grief management and other self-development themes.