SHS Onset: DepEd-RO1 Ensures No Classroom Shortage

San Fernando City, La Union – To ascertain the availability of classrooms in Public Senior High Schools (PSHS) come June 2016, the Department of Education Regional Office I (DepEd-RO1) conducted a consultation meeting with the 14 Schools Division Project Engineers (SDPEs) at the Learning Resource Management Development Center (LRMDC), San Fernando City, La Union last April 6.

This is to ensure there will be no classroom shortage as more than 64,300 students have registered to undergo SHS in the 457 Public Schools in the entire Region at the onset of the flagship program.
Engineer Celso C. Manangan, Engineer III, Education Support Services Division (ESSD), elucidated that Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Bettina D. Aquino together with the SDPEs addressed the issues and concerns that may possibly affect the full implementation of the program.

Each shared their evaluation regarding the status of the Public School buildings in their respective division; improvements and repairs done; and the development of the on-going projects.

Engineer Manangan explained that this will guarantee the sufficiency of school buildings as the influx of greater number of students is expected.

The SDPEs had already provided for solutions on the issues raised with emphasis on the comfort and security of students who will first to undergo the SHS curriculum.