by Rohanimah B. Guro, OC

THE COLLEGE of Education successfully conducted its 14th Pinning and Moving Up Ceremony for Student Teachers at the Institute Gymnasium last week.

The ceremony which had the theme: Innovation and Sustainability through Transformative Leadership saw 110 student-teachers move to the next stage of their journey as future educators. 

The guest speaker of the September 18, 2019 ceremony was Dr. Erlinda N. Basmayor, Senior Education Program Specialist of the Department of Education – Iligan City.

The ceremony signals the start of bigger opportunities for learning as the student-teachers will be deployed to different schools in Iligan City for their Practice Teaching endeavors. It also signifies the acceptance of the challenges of the profession in the future.

Dr. Feliciano B. Alagao, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, expressed his gratitude to the student-teachers for choosing the Institute to help them become educators.

“You create the foundation of every meaningful journey of every person who dreams to be more,” Alagao said.

The event concluded with a tribute to the Parents led by Airis Mae C. Damoag, President of the Student Teachers Organization.