SDO SAN JUAN CITY MEETS THE PRIVATE SCHOOL OFFICIALS
The SDO San Juan City wrapped up the Coordination Meeting with all the private school administrators, principals and other officials recently with a high note as the two educational entities embark on a challenging school year ahead.
Hosting the occasion last July 05, 2018, the Immaculate Conception Academy was greatly accommodating as they welcomed the participants warmly in their spacious conference hall. In her welcome remarks, Sr. Irene Ferrer, the directress of the school, extends her gracious blessings and felicitations to the officials of the private school community and the Schools Division Office.
The SDO officials, representing the father of SDO San Juan City, Dr. Joel T. Torrecampo, was headed by Dr. Flordelisa D. Pereyra, OIC of the Office of the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent and the Chief of the School Governance and Operations Division (SGOD), Dr. Felicito M. Angeo. The team clarified issues and concerns besetting the private school operations in the city. A number of queries, particularly on the issue of hiring teachers who are non-LET passers, were addressed during the meeting.
Mr. Demie Atienza, SDO Planning Officer III, reiterated adherence of the schools to DepEd Order No. 88, 2010 as the provisions of this order stipulates the important guidelines and policies in the operation of a private school. He also stressed that SDO San Juan is more than willing to assist the schools as long as proper and prompt coordination has to be made.
Dr. Angeo, SGOD Chief, also reminded them that close coordination with the Private School Coordinator, Christopher Cabradilla, is the key towards the resolution of problems that they may have in the future. “The SDO is just here to help you for whatever concerns you may have. But we should be guided by what the department (DepEd) prescribes”, he added.
For her closing remarks, the vibrant OIC of the Office of the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Flordelisa D. Pereyra encapsulated the very purpose of the meeting with the private school authorities when she said “We humbly seek your cooperation as our partners in building a brighter future for our school children in San Juan City”.
Article written by:
Mr. Jay F. Macasieb, DEM