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Cecilia Ann John
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Cecilia Ann John
Former Election Candidate, Grenada

Cecilia Ann John is a Grenadian politician.

Early life and education

Cecilia Ann John was born in Sauteurs, St. Patrick, Grenada. She holds certifications in the following areas:

  • Family Life Education (Hons.); Advanced Training and Research In Fertility Management, University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica.
  • Diploma in Social Development; St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Certificate: Principles & Practices of Social Work; The University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica
  • Certificate: Early Childhood Development Course: Child Welfare Training Centre CANSAVE, St. Vincent
  • Certificate of Competence in NVQ Level IV; Assessor (NCTVET) Jamaica
  • Certificate of Achievement, Mediation Skills Training; Court Connected Mediator, Judicial Education Institute of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
  • Certificate: Working Resourcefully with Parents; The University of the West Indies Distance Teaching, Mona, Jamaica.

Career

In her professional life, John has served in the roles of counsellor, coordinator, evaluator, and facilitator. She has served as Assistance Nurse, Early Childhood Day Care Supervisor, and Country Operations Manager, with NCH Action for Children; Acting Director of Grenada Save the Children Agency; and Coordinator of the Integrated Community Development Programme.

Her professional affiliations include:

  • Grenada Correspondent, International Social Service (ISS)
  • Member, International Forum for Child Welfare (IFCW)
  • Member, Testing & Evaluation Team, Pathways to Parenting
  • Chairperson, Grenada Adoption
  • Chairperson, Grenada National Coalition on the Rights of the Child

She has also represented Grenada, presenting on the status of Grenada’s children at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and made other presentations internationally.

John unsuccessfully contested the St. Patrick East seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2018 General Election.

Personal life

John is a widow and the mother of two children.

Sources
http://www.ndcgrenada.org
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