PIA Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Oriental Mindoro mentors undergo training in community organizingby Louie T. Cueto
CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Jan.18 (PIA) -- A total of 150 teachers from different public schools of Oriental province attended a three-day training workshop on basic skills in community organizing.
The Department of Education (DepEd) funded the workshop entitled “Programang Pang-edukasyon sa Kalibliban (PPSKA).”
The teachers were oriented to various aspects of community organizing to become change agents under the PPSKa program of the provincial government.
Gov. Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. encouraged the teachers to continue their partnership with the provincial government in the implementation of projects in the different municipalities of the province.
It will be recalled that under the program, which started in 2002, there are 371 former PPSKa teachers given permanent positions by DepEd. (DOS/Louie T. Cueto/PIA-4B/Or.Mindoro)