LUCENA CITY, QUEZON. - Nine Thousand One Hundred Fifty-Six (9,156) new passers of the October 2022 Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (LEPT) took their oath before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to confirm their inclusion in the rolls of Licensed Professional Teachers (LPT) last February 25, 2023 at the Quezon Convention Center, Lucena City, Quezon.
Hon. Rosita L. Navarro, Chairman of the Professional Regulatory Board (PRB) for Professional Teachers, administered the oathtaking. “Professional teachers are sufficiently compensated not just on the material things but the commendations they receive to the community for being the second parents of these children who instill to them sufficient knowledge and Filipino values”, Chairperson Navarro said as she acknowledges the important role of professional teachers in the holistic development of a child.
The event was witnessed by Hon. Paz I. Lucido, Vice Chairperson of the PRB for Professional Teachers, and Hon. Paraluman R. Giron, Member of the PRB for Professional Teachers. Dir. Reynaldo V. Cristobal, Regional Director of PRC Region IV-A, Dir. Reynaldo D. Agcaoili, Regional Director of PRC Region IV-B, and Officials of the Philippine Association for Teachers and Educators (PAFTE) also attended the said event.
This is the 37th joint face-to-face mass oathtaking ceremonies of passers from Regions IV-A and IV-B. Some of the topnotchers from the said regions and the top performing Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) were also recognized during the program.
Again, the PRC Regions IV-A and IV-B expressed their warm congratulations to the new Licensed Professional Teachers!