SDO Imus inducts 88 new teachers

By: Christian Mespher A. Hernandez
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OIC-SDS Dr. Cadavedo listens intently to a new teacher’s insight about a Filipino educator’s responsibility and accountability.

The Schools Division of Imus City formally welcomed in its fold a total of 88 beginning teachers in public elementary and secondary schools during its Teacher Induction Program (TIP) held on July 16 and 24 at Gov. D.M. Camerino Elementary School.

OIC-Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Lualhati O. Cadavedo spearheaded the TIP which aims to acquaint the new teachers (hired from June 2014 to May 2015) and newly-hired teachers for SY 2015-2016 on their duties and responsibilities as new members of the Department of Education.

Moreover, the 2-day activity also strengthened the participants’ commitment to public service highlighted by their oath-taking before the closing ceremony.

“Ginagawa natin ito para maihanda ang isip at maging positive ang attitude saka perspective ng mga bago nating kapamilya sa DepEd Imus City sa pagtuturo nila sa mga bata,” Dr. Cadavedo said, stressing that the newly-inducted teachers will play a major role in the K to 12 Basic Education Program.

Respective SDO personnel discussed 10 vital topics including the following:

1. Responsibility and Accountability of a Filipino Teacher and Vision, Mission and Goals of DepEd – Dr. Cadavedo

2. Educational Law, Programs and Projects of the Department of Education – Mr. Gregorio A. Co Jr, CID Focal Person

3. Child Protection Policy – Ms. Karen S. Mendoza, Administrative Officer IV

4. Professionalism and Personal Welfare and Code of Ethics of Teachers – Mr. Christian Mespher A. Hernandez, Education Program Specialist II

5. Profiling of Teachers and HR Concerns – Ms. Maria Cecilia C. Villania

6. K to 12 Basic Education Program (Curriculum and Updates) – Mr. Rolando B. Talon Jr., SGOD Focal Person

7. Assessment of Learning Outcomes – Dr. Hermogenes M. Panganiban, OIC-ASDS

8. Daily Lesson Log – Ms. Riza C. Garcia, Education Program Specialist II

9. Electronic Class Record – Mr. June Bence L. Adelan, Division Information Technology Officer (ITO)

10. Panunumpa at Sampung Pakiusap ng SDO – Dr. Cadavedo

Necessary arrangements were made to ensure that no classes were affected due to attendance of teachers in the TIP.