DO 55, s. 1998 – Revised Implenting Guidelines for the Turnover of School Canteens to Teachers Cooperative (DECS Order No. 55, s. 1996)


August 12, 1996

DO 55, s. 1996
Implementing Guidelines on the Conversion of School Canteens into Teachers Cooperatives

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators

  1. It has been observed that not many schools have implemented certain provisions of DECS Memorandum No. 408, s. 1995. Particular reference is made on the provision converting all school canteens Into teachers cooperatives effective January 1, 1996.
  2. All officials concerned are therefore encouraged to immediately convert the canteens in all public elementary and secondary schools into teachers cooperatives. Inclosed are the implementing guidelines related to governance, registration with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), operational management, recording and reporting.
  3. A report on the list of schools that have converted their canteens into teachers cooperatives should be submitted to the Office of Undersecretary Alejandro W.D. Clemente (Attention: The Chief, Employees Welfare and Benefits Division) not later than September 23, 1996.
  4. All DECS issuances or any provision of previous issuances inconsistent with these guidelines are hereby rescinded.

Incl.: As stated
Reference: DECS Memorandum: (No. 408, s. 1995)
Allotment: 1-2-3—(M.O. 1-87)