A career educator who rose to the highest level of management in Belize’s formal education system, Dr. Carol Babb has earned recognition and distinction for being just as passionate and proactive about imparting practical life-skills, instilling discipline, and cultivating positive attitudes as essential tools for success.
Commencing her career as a teacher at the Primary School level, she quickly ascended to School Principal, and later to General Manager of Anglican Primary Schools in Belize. On the strength of her experience and outstanding record, she was appointed Deputy Chief Education Officer, and later Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education.
Since retiring from the Government Service, Dr. Babb has intensified and expanded her efforts to promote learning in practical areas such as Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Media Literacy. She has been doing this effectively through non-government organizations in which she is involved, such as Peacework Belize, of which she is a founder and the Executive Director, and in partnership with embassies, international and local agencies, such as financial institutions, schools, churches, resource centers, and women groups.
Dr. Babb has received valuable training in Financial Literacy from experts at PricewaterhouseCoopers, recognized as one of the world’s most prestigious and progressive accounting firms (PwC).
Dr. Babb also serves as Education Director on the Board of Management for Holy Redeemer Credit Union (HRCU), the largest credit union in the country. And, to further promote Financial Literacy for children, she has authored two books, titled “Jacito Learns to Save” and “Jacito Opens an Account at HRCU”.
Besides her doctoral degree in Higher Education from Oklahoma State University (USA), she also holds a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from the University of North Florida (USA, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Licentiate College of Preceptors.