From left: Omera Comadug, assistant to the district supervisor of Taraka II; former Taraka town mayor Atty. Amenodin U. Sumagayan; incumbent mayor Nasiba G. Sumagayan; and Nonie Sumpingan.
Ms. Nonie D. Sumpingan, assistant to the district supervisor of Taraka I, schools division of Lanao del Sur I-B, and other officials from the division attended the 9th National Education Summit held last month at the Ateneo Professional Schools Auditorium, Rockwell Center, Makati City.
Taraka town mayor Nasiba G. Sumagayan and ex-mayor lawyer Amenodin U. Sumagayan also attended the summit.
The two-day Summit was sponsored by the Synergia Foundation, Inc. and was attended by top local executives and educators across the country.
It tackled issues on the state of the education in the country including the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) amidst the fast moving global education and the K-12 system.
Top crop in the education world of the country were resource lecturers and speakers, as follows:
Building Communities to Make Basic Education Work by Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, chairman, Synergia, and president of Ateneo de Manila University;
Following the Steps of Sec. Jesse Robredo’s Governance of Education by FGov. Rafael Coscolluela, Synergia Trustee;
Jesse’s Ways by Cong. Leni Robredo (Camarines Sur III);
The Scorecard of Local Governments in Transforming Basic Education by Fr. Bienvenido Nebres, SJ, Chairman Emeritus, Synergia;
Building a Learning Community The Sarangani Experience by FGov. Miguel A. Dominguez, Synergia Trustee and Jesse Robredo Awardee for Leadership.