CHED Central Luzon Region (CHED-CLR) Online Conferences with Deans/Program Chairs of Graduate and Teacher Education Rolled On
The virtual conferences with graduate and teacher education deans and program chairs were held simultaneously on Tuesday, June 27, 2022 from 8:30AM to 400PM.
Dr. Leonida B. Sigua-Calagui, LLB, CESO III and Director IV of CHED Central Luzon Region, in her opening message, emphasized the objectives of the said conferences which are anchored on the following: presentation of the graduate and teacher education landscapes of Region III, strengthening of collaboration and partnerships of deans and program chairs of graduate and teacher education institutions and the identification and discussion of issues, concerns and challenges affecting the operation of graduate and teacher education programs in the Region. She likewise exhorted the participants to continuously work together and pool their resources together so that together, we can build an organization as big as CHED that is more responsive, more responsible, more relevant and more attuned to the demands and complexities of the present age, in this time of the pandemic and beyond.
After the message and presentation of Dr. Calagui, a lively interaction-discussions with the participants followed next. On behalf of the deans and program heads of graduate education, Dr. Dolores T. Quiambao, Vice President for Student Affairs and Services and Dean, Graduate School of Don Honorio Ventura State University, delivered the response. On the other hand, Dr. Angelica Cortez, Dean of the College of Education, Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, delivered the response for the teacher education cluster of deans and program heads in the Region. The conference was capped by a Closing Remarks from Ms. Lora L. Yusi, Chief Education Program Specialist of CHEDRO III, who expressed the profound gratitude and heart-felt thanks of the CHED Central Luzon Region for the proactive participation of the graduate schools and teacher education institutions (TEIs) in the Region contributed to the overall success of the event.
The event was attended by forty-nine (49) higher education institutions offering graduate education programs and one hundred fifty-eight (158) participants from the one hundred sixteen (116) TEIs in the Region.