On the 30th day of October, 9:30 in the morning, the Surigao State College of Technology held a MOA signing ceremony on ICT Training and Instructional Materials Development in partnership with Placer National High School, Division of Surigao del Norte and Iglesia ni Cristo.
The program started with an invocation and singing of the national anthem via multimedia presentation. The ever dynamic, OIC, Office of the President, Dr. Ecclesiastes T. Dumanig gave his welcome address and the chair, Information Technology Division, Mrs. Teresita L. Toledo presented the rationale of the event. Moreover, Dr. Jhane R. Jabonero, Dean, Programs and Standards introduced the active trainers and facilitators who will facilitate the participants’ need along the way. Furthermore, after the introduction, the Schools Division Superintendent of Surigao Del Norte, Dr. Fidela M. Rosas, gave her warm response to this one of a kind collaboration. As the EMCEE was reading the content of the Memorandum, the signatories of the said MOA started affixing their signatures.
After which, acknowledgement message was given by Mr. Manuel Q. Valles, the principal of Placer National High School and an inspirational talk was also delivered by Bro. Israeli F. Gatchalian, District Minister, Iglesia ni Cristo, Surigao del Norte Provice. The EMCEE ended the session by citing Bill Gates saying “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important”. The said partnership has been made official.