The “Bayanihan Spirit” was profoundly manifested ans strengthened serving as a catalyst in the success of the recently concluded Regional Executive Committee Meeting held last Septemebr 1 – 2, 2011 at Pugo Adventure (PUGAD) Resort, Palina, Pugo, La Union. Thru the active and able leadership of our Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Edna C. Leal, CESO V, all of the Division Personnel, Division Supervisors, and the District Supervisors of the 22 districts in La Union, School Principals and teachers joined forces together in the success of the affair.
The Regional EXECOM meeting was attended by all Schools Division Superintendents, Assistant Schools Division Superintendents, Regional Heads of offices, Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs, as they are warmly welcomed by Dr. Edna C. Leal. It was a very memorable and fruitful gathering of Region 1 Executives as it happened in a scenic and adventure-laden resort aptly conducive for the meeting of intellectual minds and discussions of educational matters concerning all the Divisions of Region 1.
Dr. Ligaya Soledad Tan Miguel, CESO III, the Regional Director of Region 1 presided over the meeting tackling all the concerns, updates and issues affecting the management and delivery of quality education in the region.
The second day of the event was for the testimonial program of the DepEd Honorees headed by Dr. Elva Lois M. Orlanda, the retired Chief of Elementary Education Division of the Regional Office 1, Dr. Norma L. Fernando, the retired Schools Division Superintendent of Batac City, Mrs. Betty Ornido, the retired Assistant Schools Division Superintendent of La Union Division; and Atty Mari Paz R. Basangan, the Legal Officer III of the Regional Office 1 who tarnsferred to other agency. It was a nostalgic moments for the honorees, as they were render5ed testimonies how they served well their divisions and offices.
The two day affair was made livelier by the renditions of heavenly hymns, songs and unforgettable intermeission numbers by the choral group POLIFONICO AGOENIO of Don Eufronio F. Eriguel Memorial National High School, under the baton of the talented music teacher, Mr. Renan Flores and with the leadership of their school head Mr. Ross Rivera.
The momentous event was facilitated by Dr. Alberto A. macob, the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent of the Division of LA Union and Mr. Luisito Libatiqu, the eloquent Education Program Supervisor of the Division of La Union. The District Supervisors of the 22 districts and the Secondary School Principals of the Divsion of La Union cooperated immensely to the successful hosting of the EXECOM.
The participants went home carrying with them memories of a renewed sense of commitment in bringing Region 1 at par in delivering quality education at its best.