The CHED-Council of Student Affairs and Services Practitioners (CSASP) Region 10 held the 5th Student Affairs and Services (SAS) Meeting cum Training and workshop on Student Affairs and Services on May 12-13, 2022 at Pearlmont Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.
The two-day event was organized and facilitated by the CHED RO X focal person for Student Affairs and Services, Ms. Rose Mae T Lumasag, along with the officers of CHED-CSASP Region 10 headed by Dr. Mark Raymond S. Tan who gave the opening remarks for the activity.
CHED Commissioner Dr. Jo Mark Libre gave his keynote speech focusing on the use of Flexible Learning Management System by all HEIs to foster resiliency and innovation in providing quality education.
The CHED RO 10 Education Supervisor for Teacher Education, Rose Mae T. Lumasag, presented and reiterated the salient points of CMO No. 09, S. 2013, and CMO. No. 8. S. 2021, “Enhanced Guidelines on the Implementation of Flexible Delivery of SAS During COVID 19 Pandemic.”
The CHED Region 10 Education Supervisor for Criminal Justice, Mr. Abraham E Morong Jr., discussed the student services and fees. His discussion emphasized the obligation of HEIs for a judicious consumption and responsible disposal of the collected fees for student affairs and services, and the necessity of a mechanism to ensure transparency and accountability in the usage of the SAS funds.
The activity was graced by the presence of the Regional director of CHED Region 10, Dr. Freddie T. Bernal, who gave his Inspirational Message, and by the National President of Philippine Association of Practitioners of Student Affairs and Services (PAPSAS), Inc., Dr. Renelyn B. Salcedo, who gave her message for Region 10 practitioners.
As an output of SAS Program Continuity Plan (PCP), this activity aimed to provide the SAS practitioners with the required information and skills towards a relevant and an impactful delivery of student services.