Mirasol of English, RCSSED is new President of Reading Association of the Philippines

Assoc. Prof. Rosalyn G. Mirasol, PhD of the Department of English was elected as the new president of the Reading Association of the Philippines for a term spanning the years 2022-2023 after the election held during the National Demofest held in November 24-25, 2023, at Sorsogon Provincial Stadium. The said Demofest was attended by more than 750 teachers all over the country.

The Reading Association of the Philippines, a national affiliate of the International Literacy Association (ILA) based in Delaware, Unites States of America, is a professional association of reading educators, teachers, advocates, and parents. Its mission is to improve all aspects of the national reading programs and teaching pedagogy through teacher-training, upskilling, and research. Dr. Mirasol was the country representative to the International Development in Asia Committee of ILA.

Mirasol and Dr. Marie Grace Reoperez, RAP Secretary, 2021-2022, were the lead persons in the project proposal “Kape, Basa, Pag-asa.” This project has won a grant funding from the ILA Global Committee. Mirasol is also an academic researcher at the Research Center for Social Sciences and Education.