PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday, 07th October 2015, Music Teachers from around St. Lucia gathered at the Marigot Secondary School.
The main goal of this meeting being the revival of a significant organization for music educators in St. Lucia called SLAME, (St.Lucia Association of Music Educators).
The meeting culminated with the National Anthem, sung by a group all consisting of teachers. Teachers seemed enthusiastic and eager to hear what Mr. Jason Joseph, one of the curriculum officers for music, had to share.
Mr. Joseph together with Mrs. Priscila Lucien welcomed teachers and followed with addressing pertinent matters relating to the teaching of music in Schools.
In addition, as part of music month in November 2015, teachers shared on various activities planned to make this year’s music month a dynamic and memorable one.
The agenda continued with the election of an Interim Executive for SLAME. Elected was President- Mr. Tony Wilkinson, Vice President-Mr. Oswyn James, Secretary -Ms. Sonancia James, PRO-Ms. Pearleta Avril and Treasurer Mr. Ken Berrance.
The Interim Executive of SLAME has as its terms of reference as follows.
-To ensure that the SLAME Constitution is in existence, available and current for its future operations.
-To locate and be in possession of all existing important official and Administrative documents of SLAME.
-To prepare the organization, SLAME for Election of Officers at the soonest.
Interim Executive/Committee of SLAME is expected to move full speed ahead as they plan to make the association a more active an efficient one.