PathLight International Appoints Nilda Muschamp as First Belizean Teacher Trainer


PathLight International announces that Nilda Muschamp has joined the CA-based nonprofit as Associate Teacher Trainer. Nilda joins PathLight after over 30 years as an educator in the Belize Ministry of Education.  She has taught at all grade levels from primary school to university and has also been a primary school principal.  Most recently Nilda served as countrywide math and science curriculum coordinator for the Ministry of Education. 

PathLight’s Teacher Training program equips Belizean teachers with skills for success, inspiring hope for every child through the power of a vibrant faith and a dynamic learning environment. In her position with PathLight, Nilda brings invaluable knowledge and contacts within Belize’s education infrastructure.  She will assist, train and support teachers and administrators throughout Belize with year-round school-site support, workshops, small-group mentoring and summer training conferences.

An active volunteer, Nilda has served as an assessor for the Associate Degree Program for Belizean teachers, as part of the Teacher Education Development Services (TEDS) department.  She served as countrywide trainer for Lions Quest International, equipping teachers to help create capable young people with character.  Previously, Nilda was program coordinator for Belize Hope, and most recently she served as volunteer program coordinator for PathLight in Belize City.

Nilda is a devoted Christian and the proud mother of three children and one grandson.  She is passionate about youth development and education, and is a champion for the educators and youth of Belize.

“I am excited about the work PathLight is doing to help change the educational ecosystem in Belize, and I am honored to be a part of it,” says Nilda.

“I am both thrilled and honored to have Nilda join our staff. Part of PathLight’s long-term commitment is to turn ministry leadership over to capable Belizeans. Nilda is our very first Belizean teacher trainer. She brings a love for Christ, a passion for education, and a wealth of experience to our team, ” says PathLight CEO, Roger Dermody. 

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