Founders

Dr. Mindy A. Butler

Dr. Mindy A Butler is a native to the United States. She earned her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University and her Doctorate from Word of Life Bible College. She is no stranger to education, and with over 20 years of experience she has assisted numerous students on various levels to succeed. P.O.I.S.E. is one of three online schools she has helped to establish. Dr. Butler’s mission is to empower and impart into people’s lives through written and spoken words so that change may come.

                       

        Pertunia Mapira

A highly motivated enthusiastic and dedicated teacher with more than 25 years of diverse experience delivering educational assistance to various levels of learners. She is  a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Administration, Planning and Policy Studies. In addition, she also holds a Diploma in Primary Education. Committed to providing students with necessary tools needed to achieve academic goals. She is compassionate and always remain sensitive to students’ individual needs. A very  passionate individual about making a real difference to the lives of students and their education. Pertunia is presently based in Kigali, Rwanda teaching international students.

                   

Gretel Ngwenya

She is a native of Zimbabwe. She is a professional English Teacher. She holds a Bachelor ‘s Education Degree in English and a Diploma in Education. Gretel has extensive national and international education administrative experience and is presently based in South Africa doing education related business. 

                   

Luke Mugobo

Luke holds a Masters in Administration and Management, a Bachelor’ Education Degree in English, a Certificate in Education and an International Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language. He is the Founder and the brainchild of POISE. He is good at networking and building relations within staff and students. Luke takes pride in seeing students progress in their performances in all the four skills of English. Luke has been in English teaching and administrative business in South Africa, Mozambique, Canada, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe.

 

                 

       Jill Coleman

Jill is a dedicated consultant of POISE. She is from San Francisco Bay, USA. She worked for 40 years in Human Resources and International Human Resources specializing in recruitment and training. She worked as an individual contributor, Manager, Director and Consultant for such companies as Levi Strauss & Co, Blue Cross, The Federal Reserve Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Cisco Systems (Europe ) and Lohika Systems (Ukraine ). She taught English in Brazil, Slovakia, online to business professionals in France and now in Portugal where she now lives. She now teaches adult education at the University of the Algarve and to private students. Jill holds a BA in Political Science Cumbria laude, TELF Certification and is a Certified Myers Briggs Instructor.