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JTA pledges support to grieving educators after colleagues' deaths

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 10:14 PM
JTA President, Howard Isaacs noted that teachers face high stress levels in carrying out their professional duties.

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it’s saddened by the sudden deaths of two teachers in separate incidences on Tuesday.

The deceased teachers are 39-year-old  Christopher Gayle of Kingston College and Nadine Trail of Norman Manley High.

A team led by JTA President, Howard Isaacs, visited both institutions yesterday where he expressed condolences to the staff and the families of the deceased teachers.

Isaacs noted that teachers face high stress levels in carrying out their professional duties.

He also pledged the JTA’s support for teachers saying the association recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health Fund to further enhance their welfare.

 

JTA President Howard Isaacs