Three teachers' orgs to convene in Bacolod

  • April 20, 2017
  • Carlson B. Alelis

BACOLOD CITY, Apr. 20 (PIA6) – Bacolod City is set to host three conventions of big teachers’ organizations in the next two weeks.

The Philippine Elementary School Principals Association, Inc. (PESPA) will be holding its 36th Department of Education (DepEd) Principals Training and Development Program and National Board Conference from April 19 to 21 at the SMX Convention Center Bacolod.

National and Regional official of DepEd, as well as Education Sec. Leonor Briones, are scheduled to attend the program, a release from the City Information Office said.

Some 1,500 DepEd officials will be in attendance, the release added.

The Philippine Association for Teachers and Educators (PAFTE)-Negros Island Region (NIR) 18 Chapter is also set to hold its Midyear National Convention on April 20 and 21 at the L’Fisher Hotel.

The program aims to teach the enlighten participants on internationalization and quality assurance in teacher education, discuss challenges and opportunities for internationalization, share research findings and best practices on internationalization and quality assurance, and to establish linkages with professional and educational institutions.

In addition, the Philippine Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (PACSB) will also hold its 45th Annual National Convention on April 27 and 28 also at the L’Fisher Hotel.Some 200 guests will be in attendance.

The goal of the convention is to new paradigms, mindsets, and innovative approaches to business education and shape their networking perspective and abilities. (JCM/CBA/PIA6-Negros Occidental)

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