Dr Ribeiro is qualified with a Ph.D. in Education, an M.Ed. in Teacher Education, and Post Graduate Diplomas in Special Education and in the Teaching of Mathematics. She also possesses a B.Sc. Honours in Chemistry and Mathematics. She is an External Evaluator for tertiary education institutions, with the ACTT, the External Verifier for Training and Assessment (Level IV, CVQ) at the National Training Agency; is Chairman of the voluntary Board of Directors the National Centre for Persons with Disabilities; Member of the Commonwealth Steering Group on Teacher Qualifications and Professional Recognition and, the Advisory Board of the Inter American Teacher Education Network- her brainchild for teachers in the Americas.
As a senior Caribbean Education official, Dr Ribeiro has many years’ experience developing, managing, monitoring and evaluating large scale education projects undertaken in collaboration with international agencies. She continues to provide independent consultations in the areas of Teacher Professional Development, Special Education, Assessment, and Programme Evaluation.