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Summer Training Program for Secondary School Teachers

April 18, 2018

DepEd Memorandum No. 75, s. 2018



Assistant Secretaries
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public Secondary School Heads
All Others Concerned

  1. The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Learning Delivery-Student Inclusion Division (BLD-SID), announces the conduct of the Institution-Based Summer Training Program for Secondary School Teachers under the Basic Education Funds. This is in support of the Department’s thrust on improving the education for learners with special educational needs. It will be conducted in selected centers of excellence beginning May 2018.
  2. The program aims to provide Special Education (SPED) teachers, administrators, and supervisors with the knowledge and skills on various educational programs and interventions appropriate for children with special needs.
  3. Priority nominees shall come from identified regions/schools divisions/schools where there are urgent needs for regular teachers to handle learners with special educational needs. The number of slots per program for each region is specified in Enclosure No. 1. The nominees shall be screened by the existing Regional Integrated Scholarship Committee (RISC) based on the criteria set on Enclosure 2.
  4. The list of nominees and their documents, and the Memorandum of Agreement/Training Contract duly signed by proper authorities (Enclosure 3) shall be forwarded to the BLD-SID on or before April 25, 2018.
  5. The teacher-grantees are entitled to their salaries, course tuition fees, and a stipend. Travel expenses at the most economical mode of transportation shall also be provided, including per diem, for two days (1 day before and 1 day after) in going to and from the venue.
  6. For more information, contact either Dr. Salvacion C. Olinares or Dr. Ma. Elsie C. Esmer, Bureau of Learning Delivery-Student Inclusion Division, Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office, 4th Floor, Bonifacio Building, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at telephone no. (02) 631-9993 or email at bld.sid@deped.gov.ph.
  7. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.


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Summer Training Program for Secondary School Teachers

(Enclosure No. 2 to DepEd Memorandum No. 075, s. 2018)

Guidelines for the Selection of New SPED Scholars

1. The Regional Integrated Scholarship Committee (RISC) shall screen and identify the new teacher-grantees to be considered in the program following a set of criteria.

2. The RISC shall submit the list of grantees to the Bureau of Learning Delivery (BLD), Student Inclusion Division, (SID) on or before April 25, 2018. The names indicated in the list shall be final.

3. The following are the criteria for the selection of nominees for the training courses:

  • A bachelor’s degree holder related to the area of scholarship with a grade point average of not lower than 2/ B / 85;
  • Has been a teacher for at least three years under permanent status with a performance rating of Very Satisfactory (VS);
  • Not more than 45 years’ old;
  • Has no pending administrative case and/or criminal record;
  • Has been certified by a government physician to be physically and mentally fit and not pregnant during the scholarship period;
  • Has not undergone any training and no units on SPED;
  • Possesses leadership potential, facilitation skills, positive attitude to mentor or coach other teachers in his/her school / division as necessary;
  • Can communicate effectively in English; and
  • Can develop and implement relevant re-entry plan

4. The documents / pertinent papers to be submitted by the nominees to their Regional Integrated Scholarship Committees are as follows:

  • CSC Form 212 (Personal Data Sheet) with a 2”x2” recent photo duly certified by the administrative officer;
  • Certified photocopy of the transcript of records;
  • Form 86 (health certificate) from an accredited government hospital;
  • Service Record;
  • Endorsement from the superintendent; and
  • Duly accomplished scholarship contract between the scholar and the Schools Division Superintendent to guarantee the implementation of re-entry plan.

5. Selected grantees will be informed through the regional offices.

Training Contract

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