Education completes Science Teaching certificate training for 158 teachers of DepEd-Pasig

A total of 158 teacher-scholars from the Department of Education in Pasig City have completed the Certificate in Science Teaching (CST) program offered by the UST College of Education. The post-baccalaureate program, from October 2022 to March 2023, provided junior and senior high school public school teachers with 27 units of science content specialization, science pedagogy, science research, and technology courses to further enhance their teaching competencies.

On 24 February 2024, a Completion Ceremony was held at the Frassati Auditorium, Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, OP Building, to mark the program’s culmination. The event was attended by Rep. Roman T. Romulo, Representative of the Lone District of Pasig and Chair of the House Committee on Education and Culture; UST Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Cheryl R. Peralta, DrPH; UST College of Education Dean Pilar I. Romero, LPT, PhD; Regent Rev. Fr. Maximo P. Gatela, OP, PhL; UST College of Science Dean Rey Donne S. Papa, PhD; DepEd SDO Pasig City Superintendent Dr. Sheryll T. Gayola, CESO V; Pasig City Councilor Hon. Maria Luisa “Angelu” de Leon; Pasig City LGU Education Unit Officer-in-Charge Atty. Kathleen Mae Villamin; and DepED SDO Officials, Principals, and Head Teachers of participating schools.

During the ceremony, UST College of Education Assistant Dean and CST Project Lead Louie B. Dasas, PhD, and Dr. Gayola shared their thoughts on the project’s successful completion. They expressed gratitude towards the Pasig LGU and the collaborating units such as the UST College of Science, UST Educational Technology Center, and the UST Center for Innovative Teaching and Educational Delivery for their support and assistance. Mr. John F. Bautista of Manggahan High School, the top completer, expressed his gratitude on behalf of all the teacher-scholars.

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