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TCICC Partners with Eugene Dupuch Law School to Offer Online Notarial Practice Short Course

TCI Community College (TCICC) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking collaboration with the prestigious Council of Legal Education Eugene Dupuch Law School in Nassau, Bahamas, marked by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Together, these two esteemed institutions are set to offer a comprehensive online course for individuals aspiring to become Notary Publics or seeking to renew their credentials. This course will also serve as a valuable refresher for legal practitioners.

The four-week course will be facilitated entirely online through TCICC's robust learning management system, Moodle, and will be overseen by the esteemed faculty at the Eugene Dupuch Law School. Classes will be conducted twice a week, commencing May 28, 2024, at 6:00 pm, accommodating the schedules of working professionals and eager learners alike.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a certificate of achievement, duly endorsed by both TCICC and the Eugene Dupuch Law School, affirming their competence in notarial matters.

Dr. Candice Williams, President of TCI Community College, expressed her enthusiasm about this collaborative initiative, stating, "TCICC is committed to being a responsive institution that actively contributes to the development of human capital in the legal arena. We are elated to join hands with the Eugene Dupuch Law School in offering this esteemed course."

Principal, Tonya Bastian Galanis of the Eugene Dupuch Law School added, "This partnership exemplifies the shared commitment of our institutions to provide accessible and high-quality legal education. We look forward to nurturing the next generation of legal professionals and serving the continuous learning needs of experienced lawyers."

The Minister of Education, Hon. Rachel Taylor, praised this endeavour as a significant step towards enhancing legal education and professional development in the Turks and Caicos Islands. "I commend TCICC and the Eugene Dupuch Law School for their dedication to advancing education and training opportunities in the region," remarked Hon. Taylor.

Dr. Barbara Ambrister, Chair of the Board of Governors at TCICC, conveyed the board's support for this venture, emphasizing its alignment with TCICC's vision of becoming the first choice for education and training in the Turks and Caicos Islands and beyond. Dr. Ambrister said, "This initiative meets the industry needs and showcases TCICC's commitment to advance the human capital skills of our nation's workforce.”

The President of the Bar Association, Tremmaine Harvey, expressed appreciation for the joint efforts of TCICC and the Eugene Dupuch Law School, noting that this course will undoubtedly enrich the legal landscape and contribute to the professional growth of the legal community.

Registrar General Kayon Cox also shared her thoughts, stating, "This Notarial Practice course is a significant development in our jurisdiction, and it underscores the importance of accessible and top-notch legal education.

We welcome this collaboration between TCICC and the Eugene Dupuch Law School and believe it will greatly benefit those seeking to enter or further their careers in the field."

With its vision of becoming the first choice for education and training in the Turks and Caicos Islands and beyond, TCICC remains dedicated to forging partnerships that empower individuals and enhance the region's knowledge base. The partnership with the Eugene Dupuch Law School is yet another testament to TCICC's commitment to providing world-class education and training opportunities.

To register for the Notarial Practice course or to enroll, please click on the link Notarial Practice Short Course ( or call 649 941-3210/649 946-1163 for additional information. Registration for the first two cohorts closes on May 17, 2024, with a maximum of 25 persons per cohort.

The course is priced at $650, however, eligible individuals have the opportunity to leverage a government subsidy, contingent upon meeting specific criteria. We encourage interested parties to inquire further for detailed information. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.


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