About the University of Kemetian Sciences (UKS)

UKS was the first educational institution of its kind to stream its classes live, online and in real time. Classes began in March of 2006, with 29 students of NY, NJ, PA, VA, NC, CA, FL, GA, the London UK, Canada and Granada, WI.

With the addition of the Online Institute for Self-Mastery in 2011, our students now range in age from 7 to 90 years.

During class sessions, students interact with their instructor and classmates via web conferencing. Metaphysical and Naturopathy students also view the lesson live, in Power Point presentation form on their computers, and participate in class via conference call technology.   

Our objective is to educate, encourage and be a major positive influence in the lives of all, with a focus on the underserved and indigenous peoples around the globe, as well as to instruct and certify teachers who will forward a legacy of excellence through the coming decades. 

Phillip Valentine HsD, ND, MpD
Hygienic Scientist; Naturopath; Metaphysician;
 Clinical Hypnotherapist; Polymath, Lecturer; Free-Thinker…


Dr. Valentine


"The need for a metaphysical frame of mind in problem solving in today's world is greater 

 than ever.  In Metaphysical Psychology, the quintessential fabric of reality is de-crypted, decoded, and deciphered, allowing the student to reconfigure his or her own personal reality construct--and that, most will say is priceless!"

Dr. Valentine is the founder, director and pastor of the Temple of the Healing Spirit; Self-Healing Education Center, The Institute for Self‑Master; and just recently, The University of Kemetian Sciences. A certified member of the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (I.A.C.T.), he received his doctorate in Hygienic Health Science and Classical Naturopathy from The Life Science Institute of Texas, now merged to the Fit for Life Sciences Institute-College of Natural Health in Canada. A former member of the American Natural Hygienic Society, Valentine is currently a hygienic science and metaphysical health consultant to doctors and lay practitioners as far away as Azania (South Africa), Canada, Trinidad, Jamaica, England, Ghana, Japan and the Philippines.

For five (5) years, Dr. Valentine served as co‑director of the Heal Thyself Natural Living Education Center in Brooklyn and helped create, format, refine and teach the 21-Day Therapeutic Fasting/Juice Feasting Program — the first of its kind to become widely popular with New York's African American community. He also inspired, co-created and helped develop the now popular “Sacred Woman” philosophy--protocols of life, health and metaphysical well-being for women, which led to the publishing of a wonderful book by the same name.

 Dr. Valentine established the former School of Arcane Sciences for advanced studies in metaphysics and the occult, and is best known for his ability to decipher and teach the subtlest principles of metaphysics and its application to health, healing, and everyday life, in ways that may be understood by both the advanced student and the beginner-apprentice.

Brother/Reverend/Doctor Phillip Valentine (aka Senu Djhuti Akhu Ra M·Htp El and ‘Baba Senu’), has been an honorary guest speaker to the United Nations by invitation of the then Pan-African Congress of Azania (South Africa), where he spoke on the future of health for Africans at home and in the Diaspora. He was a committee member and advisor to the Pan‑African Review for Scientific Research and Political Studies, where he served as an honorary health consultant to its membership. 


 Nalani Valentine ND, PhD, LMT
Hygienic Scientist; Naturopath; Licensed Massage Therapist;



Nalani Valentine (known as Dr. Nalani) is the founder of New York's Heal by Touch Oasis, Co-Director of the Self-Healing Center in New York City, and Co-founder of The University of Kemetian Sciences Online.


Dr. Nalani received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Empire State College, New York, in 1990, a PhD in Hygienic Science from The Life Science Institute in 2001, and her Masters and Doctorate of Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Healing in 2004. A nutritionist for over 40 years, Dr. Nalani is currently a Wellness Educator for NSA Juice Plus+.


Although her main focus has been in the Health Sciences, Dr. Nalani is also a lover of languages. In 1976 Dr. Nalani began her language career teaching English Language Arts, (ELA) and in 1997 became an Interpreter of American Sign Language (ASL). From 1982 until 1999 she tutored and taught English and ASL for several CUNY colleges in New York City, and at the Seymour Joseph Institute of American Sign Language, where the majority of her students were teachers within the New York City Board of Education. She also taught the advanced level of their Sign Language Interpreting program.


In 1998 Dr. Nalani began her study of Medu Netcher, and in 2012, Japanese.




7 Steps to Healing & Wellness, Using Essential Oils and The Kybalion as a Guide

GFWC Deltona Woman's Club Charities Monthly Newsletter - Health and Education



C.A.T.A.L.Y.S.T Global Initiatives - Mentor                                                             PAKMNOS ‘Pan African Kmt Kush Mdu Ntr Outreach Society                                                                                                                        GFWC Deltona Woman's Club - Board member, Education Chair, Community Service Programs                                                                                                                         The American Nutraceutical Association, (ANA)       


Rkhty Amen Jones PhD
Linguist, Professor of Language


 "Our ancestors the Kemites, have preserved for us a way that we can reach back into history and learn to communicate with each other in the same way they did thousands of years ago. Today, more than ever, many people around the globe are showing increasing interest in the "hieroglyphs", not realizing they are studying our Classical African Language, Medu Netcher (Mdu Ntr)."

Dr. Rkhty spent many years as a community activist in Chicago. She attended Chicago City Colleges, The University of Illinois as an undergraduate, Spertus College of Jewish Studies, and then received a full Four-year Fellowship to the University of Chicago, Oriental Institute (This is the leading School of Egyptology in the United States) to study in the PhD program in Egyptology. While in Chicago, she began working with Dr. Jacob Carruthers and others at North Eastern College.  A group of them founded the Kemetic Institute, and later founded the Kemetic Temple of Chicago.  Rkhty was initiated as a Priestess-Hmt Ntr of the temple.  Among the many things that she did at the Kemetic Institute was teaching Mdu Ntr (Egyptian Hieroglyphs), and directing and teaching in the Institutes Adult and Children’s programs.

Dr. Rkhty also taught Egyptian Hieroglyphs at North Eastern College in Chicago for two years. She has been an Instructor of Mdu Ntr now for 25, years teaching privately and hosting workshops on the language and other related topics.


In 1983, Dr. Rkhty spent four months in Senegal West Africa working and visiting with the renowned African historian Dr. Chiek Anta Diop. Later she translated two of his books from French to English. Rkhty was a founding member of The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC) in 1983.


In 1985, she moved to New York to teach Hieroglyphs at City College of New York.  While in New York Rkhty established ASCAC study groups and was a regular speaker at First World, a community lecture forum in Harlem.  She became a popular much-demanded lecturer, being one of a few African American experts on Mdu Ntr language and at that time the only woman lecturing on the subject of Kemet. She has lectured and continues to lecture on a variety of topics relating to ancient Africa and Kemet at Universities and Colleges all over the US and overseas.


Dr. Rkhty has contributed to numerous special programs in the United States with museums and several Universities. In 1988, she founded her own Institute for the study of Mdu Ntr language and history, the Institute of Kemetic Philology.


From 2005 - 2009, Dr. Rkhty was an Instructor of foreign languages at Rust College in Holly Springs Mississippi, teaching French and Mandarin Chinese. She has a strong background in Linguistics, having studied and obtained some proficiency in French, Chinese, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, ancient Coptic and Biblical Hebrew.


Founding member of ASCAC ‘Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations’

ASCAC World History Project board member

Founding member of the African Community of Chicago Temple

Founding member of the KM WR Melanin Science Consortium, and board member of KM WR.

Hmt Ntr Kera Jhuty (Priestess of the Shrine of Jhuty)

Member of International Black Women’s Conference

Founder/Director of the Institute of Kemetic Philology

Founder/Director of the Montclair Saturday African School Program

Member of United Families of African Descent, Freehold New Jersey

Founding member of PAKMNOS ‘Pan African Kmt Kush Mdu Ntr Outreach Society

Founding member of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cultural Center Mekan Kedus Spiritual Gathering

Member of the Detroit Study Group

Faculty and member of Global Learning Network





Translation from French of “The Genetic Relationship of the Negro African Languages” By Cheikh Anta Diop

Translation from French of “New Researches in Ancient Egyptian”

“The Kemetic Name Book” Published by the Kemetic Institute

“The Calendar Project” Co-Authored with Frederick Reese. Self Published

The Kemetic Writing System” Self Published

“Mdu Ntr Reading Book One” Self Published

“Mdu Ntr Correspondence Course”. Self Published

“The Final Rite of Transformation” Self Published


Numerous articles in African Journals, including:

Kemet and the African World View, “The Unity of African Languages”

The Journal of African Civilizations, “Female Horuses and Great Wives of Kemet”

The World History Project, “The Calendar Project”

The Kemetic Calendar Project, self-published 2008

A Life Centered Life, booklet self-published 2008


Kimmara E. Griffiths
Educational Consultant, Biology and Mathematics Teacher


 "It is my fervent belief that, that we need to make an investment in our children that trandscends the financial. Our time, knowledge and desire to succeed is what our young people need. This time of success is contagious."  

 As Prosperity Educational Services Mrs. Griffiths strives to realize the educational goals of small learning communities who wish to make a large impact on their learners. Using her experience in educational design, curricular development, and learning management
systems, she works along with faculty members to transform their curriculum into web
based virtual classrooms. Having been a classroom teacher for 15 years, It has always
been her passion to make learning accessible and relevant using technology in an
efficient and effective way.

Prosperity Educational Services
 Provide academic support and tutoring for struggling students face to face as
well as online
 Provide academic enrichment and test preparation to students seeking entry
into specialized high school programs and colleges.
 Facilitate staff development and team building
 Implement teacher training in the development of standards based
curriculum and lesson plans.
 Provide teacher training in educational technologies for classroom use
 Development of blended educational program, and virtual classroom design
 Train administrative staff on use of student information systems
Professional Experience

TECI Prep LLC., Queens NY
Science Teacher/8th Grade Advisor; 2006 to 2012
 Taught science to students in grades 4 through 8 in multi-age classroom
 Successfully implemented an interdisciplinary science curriculum based on
student inquiry, technology and a solid knowledge base.
 Used a variety of teaching methods to provide a student centered learning
 Developed and taught an extra-curricular test preparation program for
students taking high school entrance exams
 Established and coordinated the annual yearbook production through
fundraising and senior student collaboration

Satellite Academy H.S, Manhattan NY
Science Teacher, 1997 to 2005
 Taught Biology, Earth Science, and Physical Science to students in grades 10
through 12 in a multi-age classroom setting in an alternative school
 Taught orientation classes (literacy based) designed to preparing at risk
students for success.
 Maintained student permanent records, scheduled classes and guided
student to graduation as a Student Advisor
 Was a key member of a team assigned the task of creating an authentic
method of rigorous teacher assessment and professional development
 Hired new staff members as a member of a Hiring Committee
 Mentored/taught new teachers as part of a Mentoring Team
 Assumed the role as testing coordinator for the Board of Regents Exams.


Software Competency:

 Was a committee member of the Center for Collaborative Education and was
responsible for the equitable use of grant funding for the school
 Head of curricular development for the entire science staff.
Education, Certification, and Professional Development
Hampton University, Hampton VA
B.A. Biology
Hampton University, Hampton VA
M.S. Biology
NYS Permanent Certificate, Biology and General Science 7-12
GLOBE Teacher Alumni
PASCO Educator
Educational Video Center Media Li

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