DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

AMB. LATIM DATHONG Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Education, RL

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Amb. Latim Da-thong is a multi-dimensional professional, a lifelong education, technology and Project Management expert with over 15 years of combined experience serving as a teacher, lecturer, project manager and President of one of Liberia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

His appointment as Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Liberia propelled his commitment to continue his desire of transforming the education sector of Liberia. Additionally, he serves on the board of the Liberian Institute of Public Administration and the Coco-Cola School of Science and Technology, located in Monrovia, Liberia.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Education, he served as founder and president of Liberia’s first College of technology education – the Starz College of Science and Technology. In this capacity, Amb. Dathong created awareness for technology education as an integral part of the Liberian society, as well as trained several students, individuals, and government officials.  It is during his tenure that the nation witnessed its first graduates in the field of Information Technology; with several of whom now serve in various capacities in Government and the private sector.

He served as an educationalist in the Wake County Public School system and as an instructor at Shaw University in the United states for several years before returning to Liberia in 2009 to contribute to the growth and development of his beloved nation.

Amb. Dathong earned his first degree in Computer Science, before seeking  multiple post-graduate studies, including an MBA and other international certifications such as A+, Network+, CISCO, MCSA, including certification in Project Management (PMP).

Responsibilities

Management of the budget and finances of the Ministry;
Develop and strengthen the human, structural and other capacity of the Ministry.
Management of the personnel and human resources of the Ministry;
Management of the personnel and human resources of the Ministry;

Amb. Dathong

Amb. Latim Da-thong is a multi-dimensional professional, a lifelong education, technology and Project Management expert with over 15 years of combined experience serving as a teacher, lecturer, project manager and President of one of Liberia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

His appointment as Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Liberia propelled his commitment to continue his desire of transforming the education sector of Liberia. Additionally, he serves on the board of the Liberian Institute of Public Administration and the Coco-Cola School of Science and Technology, located in Monrovia, Liberia.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Education, he served as founder and president of Liberia’s first College of technology education – the Starz College of Science and Technology. In this capacity, Amb. Dathong created awareness for technology education as an integral part of the Liberian society, as well as trained several students, individuals, and government officials.  It is during his tenure that the nation witnessed its first graduates in the field of Information Technology; with several of whom now serve in various capacities in Government and the private sector.

He served as an educationalist in the Wake County Public School system and as an instructor at Shaw University in the United states for several years before returning to Liberia in 2009 to contribute to the growth and development of his beloved nation.

Amb. Dathong earned his first degree in Computer Science, before seeking  multiple post-graduate studies, including an MBA and other international certifications such as A+, Network+, CISCO, MCSA, including certification in Project Management (PMP).

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Min. Dathong Speech at the official launching ceremony of the Hands Washing Station for all schools in Liberia