The Department of Education will conduct a Regional Mass Training for Grade 9 Teachers in Mathematics. The training which will run for 5 days will be on May 19 – May 23, 2014 and will be facilitated by Western Visayas College of Science and Technology. In this connection, the different committees assigned meet today, April 29, 2014.

                The meeting was called by the over-all chairman, Dr. Nehema K. Misola, VP for Administration and Finance, and Dr. Asusina Asuncion E. Echaveria, Dean of the College of Education, who is also the Training Director/ Implementer of the said activity. The budget and the immediate needs of each committee in the preparation for the training were discussed as well as some important issues to be clarified regarding the accommodation and transportation of the participants. Dr. Misola advised each committee chair to finalize the list of their committee members including the supplies and materials needed by their committees. She emphasized that there should be a well-coordinated plan in order to have a smooth deliverance of service.

                The different committees involved in the preparation for the Regional Mass Training are Finance – chaired by Mrs. Vicky Jeruta, Program and Invitation – Dr. Meriam Ohao, Secretariat & Registration – Mrs. Adrienne Veloso, Accommodation – Dr. Susan Marie de la Cruz, Instructonal Materials & Production– Dr. Richard de Leon, Training Kits & Materials – Dr. Merlinda Tucar, Food – Dr. Alma Palabrica, Facilitating team – Dr. Joh Eric Juaneza, Documentation, Sounds & ICT Facilities – Engr. Junifer Badoles and Transportation – Mr. Samuel Tamayor.

                Western Visayas College of Science and Technology has been the service provider for the trainings conducted by the Department of Education for its K-12 Program. Last year, WVCST also facilitated the Regional Mass Training of Grade 8 teachers in Mathematics and Technology Livelihood Education which was held on May 6 – 31, 2013.

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