Murang'a Teachers Training CollegeElimu ni mwangaza

College Brief

Our Vision

To be a leading centre of excellence in Teacher Education and Human Resource Development in Kenya.

College Mission:

To develop competent and adaptable primary school teachers through effective and efficient training based on contemporary pedagogical skills and practices.

College Motto:

Elimu ni Mwangaza

College core values:

Integrity Soundness of moral character
Team work Ability to work together with complimentary skills, Committed to a common purpose, specific Performance goals, a common working approach and mutual accountability.
Professionalism Commitment to the ideas and ethics of the teaching profession.
Respect Valuing one’s own existence and the existence of others.
Adaptability Maintaining flexibility in dealing with issues arising out of diverse and ever changing demands and expectations.


Chief Principal: Mrs. Elvira Shitohi

Deputy Principal: Mr. Mungai Moses

Dean of Curriculum: Mr. Kariuki David Gichuki

Dean of Students: Mrs. Kinyanjui Margaret

Current Board of Governors Members

  1. Muthoni Gichohi – Advocate, Muthoni Gichohi Advocates, Member F.I.D.A
  2. Eng. Hezekiah Macharia – Director, Manufacturing & Human Resource – Twiga Chemicals Ltd.
  3. Mr. Wilson Huruko Njau – Public Officer, ThikaMunicipality
  4. Mr. Joseph Benard Ndung’u – Education & Management Dev. and Teacher Training
  5. Mrs Catherine W. Omare – Business Woman
  6. Prof. Macharia Munene – Prof. of History&International Relations, United States International University
  7. Mr. David Njuguna Benard – Senior Assistant Registrar (University of Nairobi)
  8. Eng.Lawrence W. Mwangi – Chief Executive Officer, Athi Water Services Board
  9. Rt. Rev. James M. Wainaina – Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Murang’a
  10. Mrs. Irene M. Kibandi – Former Director, Kenya National Library Services (Former)
  11. Prof. Kiarie Mwaura – Vice – ChancellorRiaraUniversity
  12. Dr. Mrs. Monicah Waiganjo – Deputy Director K.A.R.I Thika
  13. Dr. Mwangi Ngumo – Chairman Board of Directors, Kenya Investment Authority

EX – Officials

  1. CountyDirector of Education – Ms. Mary Gaturu
  2. TSCCounty Director – Mr. Ibrahim H. Adan
  3. Mr. George W. Wachira – District Education Officer, Murang’a South

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