PROF. ORPHA ONGITI
Appointed on 1st September, 2019
Prof. Ongiti is a Professor of Educational Administration and Policy Studies. She is a Ford Foundation International Fellow (2002). Prof. Ongiti earned her PhD and MSc in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany NY. A Professional Teacher, Policy and Curriculum expert, Prof. Ongiti attained a Master’s in Education (MED) Degree, specializing in Curriculum Studies from Kenyatta University, and a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Nairobi. While pursuing her PhD at SUNY, she received the following awards: Dissertation Research Fellowship Award; Initiative for Women Award; Leadership Award, and The Bette Knowlton Roe Scholarship. Prof. Ongiti has served in various management positions: Principal Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi CBD Campus; Deputy Principal, Nairobi School; Manager, Ngong Hills Adventist School; Board of Management, Kereri Girls High School.