LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas signed the contract of at least 57 teachers hired by the Provincial Government of Benguet under the Special Education Fund (SEF) through the Provincial School Board (PSB), in a contract signing held at the Provincial Capitol on September 7, 2023.
The teachers will be deployed to 30 different public Junior and Senior High Schools in the province for the current school year.
In his message, Governor Diclas thanked the teachers for accepting the opportunity and expressed hope that they gain experience they could use when they pursue permanent positions in the near future.
Meanwhile, the number of PSB-hired teachers for the current year was dependent on the recommendations provided by the Schools Division Superintendent of Benguet based on the observed needs of the different public schools. Under the same recommendations, the hiring of guidance counselors and SPED teachers are sought for to enhance the availability of psychosocial support services for students.
Further, Governor Diclas, emphasized on prioritizing the construction of new or additional classrooms or school buildings in a bid to provide a conducive learning environment for learners in the province. By SAP Jr.