Quest for Excellence

Authors

Maria A. Barza

Si Gng. Barza ay isang awtoridad sa aginaturang Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP).
Nagtapos si Gng. Barza ng Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education sa Saint Bridget College, Batangas City at Master of Arts sa dating Ortanez University, Cubao, Quezon City.

Joana C. Peralta

Si Gng. Peralta ay nagtapos sa Philippine Normal College at Master of Arts in Educational Management sa Ateneo de Manila University. Isang eksperto sa edukasyon ni Gng. Peralta

Maria Corazon T. Figues

obtained a Bachelor in Elementary Education degeree (magna cum laude) from Bukidnon State College (1993) and a Bachelor of Music Degree (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines (2008). She has also completed the academic requriements for a master of arts degree in Educational Administration at the University of the Southeastern Philippines in davao City.

Ma. Patricia D. Makabenta

graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1993. She began her career in the academe as a Physical Education and Scouting teacher at the OB Montessori Center in San Juan City. At present, Ms. Makabenta is the Athletics Crrdinator at Saint Pedro Poveda College, where she has been teaching for the past 14 years. Prior to holding this post, she was the Physical Education Area Cordinator for high school and grade school at the Poveda.

Lisa Joy R. Obra-Herrera

holds a Bachelor of science degree in Secondary Education from the Philippine Normal University in Manila. From 2004 to 2008, she taught at the high school department of St. Mary's College of Caloocan City. She was also a grade school Physical Education teacher at saint Pedro Poveda College. At present, she is a preschool teacher at Zoo-Phonics School in Singapore.

Rosel R. Valenzuela

holds an Associate in Arts degree from Maryknoll College (now Miriam College), a Bachelor of Fine Arts (major in Advertising Art) from the University of Sto. Tomas, and Master of Arts units in Art Education from the University of the Philippines.

Elizabeth Sonto-Mendoza

as the author-consultant of Keeping Up with Good Living, Elizabeth Sonto-Mendoza proved here commitment to quality education. She graduated from Julugan Elementary School and St. Augustine School, De la Salle-supervised in Tanza, Cavite.

Estela Fermin-Daguio

Mrs. Daguio graduated from the Philippine Normal School (now Philippine Normal University) and the spent the best years of her life in the Division of City Schools, Manila as an elementary school teacher. She rose from the ranks and until her retirement she was the Chief of Materials Production and Publications, DECS.

Maria Cristina Rose D. Pagaduan

Maria cristina Rose D. Pagaduan graduated from Adamson University with BS Chemical Engineering degree. She earned her education units under the Certificate in Teaching Program from Philippine Normal University. She finished her academic requirements in MA-Educational Administration and Supervision at Philippine Christian University in Dasmarinas, Cavite. She is a licensed chemical engineer and a LET passer.

Joemar A. Garraton

Mr. Joemar A. Garraton was a former president and now an elder of the Franciscan Youth of the Philippines, Merycauayan chapter. His values were built within the foundations of the Religious of the Virgin Mary from his early childhoold until his high school years at St. mary's College of Meycauayan. He further developed his moral and spiritual characters as he finished his bachelor's degree from University of Sto. Tomas.

Fermina P. Garraton

A licensed elementary teacher in Marilao, Bulacan. Fermina Garatton considering teaching as a vocation. She obtained her degree of Elementary Education from University of Santo Tomas. Her values were built with the strong foundation of Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM) community. During her high school years, she became a cathecist and a lector/commentator at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Meycauyan, Bulacan. Her leadership potential was recognized when she was elected in various ranks and held positions as officer.

Pedro Arnel A. Laparan

Mr. Laparan is presently the Director of Angels Garden Schools, a school that leads children to Jesus.

Fredie Villafuerte Avendano

At age 27 he was appointed as Education Supervisor in the Division of Caloocan, National Capital Region as in-charge of ICT/Guidance, Reasearch and Evaluation. A portfolio that he holds since he returned from a 1 1/2 year of International Training in Education Center for International Students for Japanese Language, Graduate Colllege of Education and Human Informatics for Teacher Training and guest student in Graduate School of INternational Development, Nagoya University, Japan in the summer of 2005 as Monbukagakusho Scholar.

Juvyleen Villafuerte Obispo

She graduated from Philippine Normal university with a bachelor's degree in Psychology major in Guidance and Counseling. As part of the curriculum of the Behavioral Sciences Department she also earned units in Education and now a Licensed Teacher.

Ma. Theresa Joycelyn B. Aseron

Graduate of Bachelor in Development Communication at University of the Philippines at Los banos, 1985. A candidate of Master in Journalism at University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1991.

Susana T. De Guzman

Graduate, Bachelor in Mass Communicatio, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, 1979. Law Proper, San Beda College, 1990 to present.

Rhodora R. Tolentino, PhD

is truly an epitome of a good educator. She is presently an Economics teacher at La Salle Greenhills, Mandaluyong City and one of the outstanding teachers of the said institutin for 29 years./p>

Michael M. Mercado

is a master teacher of the Social Studies Department at Caloocan High School and the acting Social Studies coordinator of Caloocan City Science High School.

Raysie T. Seidel

finished Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Major in English, Cum Laude at the Philippine Normal University. She completed her Master of Arts in English major in Language and Literature at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Jennifer P. Bajao

Si Bb. Jennifer P. Bajao ay kasalukuyang Teacher III at guro sa Araling Panlipunan sa Mataas na Paaralan ng Bagong Silang, Lungsod ng Caloocan. Siya rin ay tagapagsalita sa "In-service Training (INSNET)," Department Level, sa Mataas na Paaralan ng Bagong Silang at tagapagsanay ng mga kalahok sa "Search for Most Talented Students in the Division of Caloocan," sa "Paligsahan sa Kasaysayan at Kultura ng Pilipinas," at iba pang patimpalak.

Jerick C. Ferrer

siya ay nagtapos bilang Cum Laude ng kursong Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Science sa Philippine Normal University (PNU), Taft Avenue, Manila noong taong 1997. Noong 2001, nagtapos din siya sa University of Asia and the Pacific ng kursong Master of Arts in Economics Education sa ilalim ng Department of Education Secondary School Teacher Scholarship Program.

Arnel M. Leonardo

siya ay nagtapos ng Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Science sa Philippine Normal University, Taft Avenue, Manila noong 1993.

Tara Fonseca B. Iriola

si Tara Fonseca B. Iriola ay nagtapos sa Philippine Normal University, Taft Avenue, Manila noong 1997 ng kursong Bachelor of Secondary Education in Social Science. Siya ay naging academic coordinator sa Social Science sa loob ng limang (5) taon sa Rich Golden Shower Montessori Center, Antipolo City (Grade School and High School Department 1999-2003).

Cesar P. Suratos

holds a Master of Science in Management Engineering degree from FEATI University, where he likewise obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio and Electronics Engineering. Prior to attending FEATI University, he completed a course in Applied Electronics at the Pangasinan College of Arts and Trade.

Josefina Payawal Gabriel, PhD.

is a prolific writer of textbooks, skillbooks, modules, journals, and other instructional materials in English.

Dolores Francisc-Jamero

ay naniniwala na ang edukasyon ang nagpapayaman sa bayan sa pamamagitan ng pagpapalaganap ng edukasyong may kalidad sa mga mag-aaral. Sa pagsasabuhay nito, sa loob ng mahigit na dalawampung taon naglingkod si Gng. Jamero bilang pinuno ng Kagawaran ng Filipino sa Mataas na Paaralang Torres, sangay ng mga paaralang lungsod ng Maynila.

Maurita Laxamana-Glinofria

ay isang bihasang guro, responsableng pinuno, at magaling na manunulat. Siya ay may-akda ng mga aklat sa wika at panitikan para sa mga mag-aaral ng hayskul at kolehiyo. Kabilang sa mga librong sinulat niya ay Lunduyan ng Wika at Panitikan sa Hayskul, Sining ng Komunikasyon sa Filipino, Ang Ating panitikan, At Filipino sa Komersyo.

Jasmin Oamil Gonzales-Obrero

Naging passion ni Jasmin Oamil Gonzales-Obrero ang pagtuturo at paniniwala sa pagpapalaganap ng edukasyon na may kalidad.

Erlinda Alemania Tabirao-Rotia

holds a Master of Science in Management Engineering degree from FEATI University, where he likewise obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio and Electronics Engineering. Prior to attending FEATI University, he completed a course in Applied Electronics at the Pangasinan College of Arts and Trade.

Rodolfo Flores De Jesus, PhD.

direktor ng St. Anthony de Padua Learning Center, Proj. 7, Q.C. si Rodolfo Flores de Jesus, Master Teacher II ng Paaralang Sekundarya ng Ramon Magsaysay (Cubao), Demonstration Teacher at Curriculum Writer ng Dibisyon ng Quezon City. Sumulat ng iba't-ibang module ng Department of Education, Pasig Ultra sa programang BP-OSA. Konsultant, Lecturer, Adviser ng mga Tesis at Diertasyon.

Eufrecita G. Antonio, M.A.

first honorable mention sa Elementarya sa Rosario Central at High School Valedictorian sa Padre Vicente Garcia Memorial Academy sa Rosario, Batangas.

Erlinda M. Ramos

Nagmula sa bayan ng Bulacan si Erlinda M. Ramos. Natamo niya ang Master of Arts in Education, Major in Filipino ng may mataas na karangalan sa Manuel Luis Quezon University.

Dolores N. Gonzales, PhD

Nagtapos ng BSE Major in Filipino at Library Science, Master of Arts at PhD. Filipino Literature and Linguistics sa Manuel L. Quezon University

Gloria Helen Illustre-Bayeng

received her bachelor’s degree in secondary education major in English at the Philippine Normal University, where she has taken units of MA in English Language Teaching.