CSC salutes outstanding public school teachers
The following is a press release from the Civil Service Commission.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) concluded the celebration of the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary with the awards rites for the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers held at the Rizal Hall, Malacañang on September 20. President Rodrigo Duterte personally conferred the awards on 27 individuals and 4 groups.
As the nation celebrates National Teachers' Month (September 5 to October 5), the CSC praises the achievements and contributions to public service of 8 public school teacher awardees this year. They are:
- Presidential Lingkod Bayan awardee
- Teacher I Jeovanne Cagoscos from the Colonel Antonio C. Lanzar Elementary School, Digos, Davao del Sur
- Dangal ng Bayan awardees
- Special Education Teacher I Gina Acuzar from the Sogod Central School, Southern Leyte
- Teacher I Ryan Homan from the San Jose Elementary School, Donsol, Sorsogon
- Teacher I Margarita Silang from the Casillon Elementary School, Baco, Oriental Mindoro
- Master Teacher I William Tarampi from the Benigno Aldana National High School, Pozzorubio, Pangasinan
- CSC Pagasa awardees
- Education Program Specialist II Corazon Aloro from the Alternative Learning System of DepEd in La Carlota, Negros Occidental
- Master Teacher I Mary Ann Grace Dulay from the Manaoag National High School, Pangasinan
- Teacher III Richard Tambio from the Juan C. Laya Central School, San Manuel, Pangasinan
The CSC has awarded 71 public school teachers since 1966, out of the total of 930 awardees.
The annual Search for Outstanding Government Workers has 3 categories:
- The Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award is conferred on an individual or group of individuals for exceptional or extraordinary contributions resulting from an idea or performance that had nationwide impact on public interest, security, and patrimony.
- The Dangal ng Bayan Award is conferred on an individual for performance of an extraordinary act or public service and consistent demonstration of exemplary ethical behavior on the basis of his/her observance of the 8 norms of behavior provided under Republic Act No. 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
- The CSC Pagasa Award is conferred on an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contribution/s resulting from an idea or performance that directly benefit more than one department of the government.
Presidential Lingkod Bayan awardees received a gold-gilded medallion crafted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, a presidential plaque, a cash prize of P200,000, and shall be granted automatic promotion to the next higher position.
Dangal ng Bayan awardees also received a gold-gilded medallion, trophy designed by National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon V. Abueva, a cash prize of P200,000, and automatic promotion.
CSC Pagasa awardees received a gold-gilded medallion, a plaque from the CSC, and a cash prize of P100,000.
The CSC invites government officials and employees to join next year's Search for Outstanding Government Workers. The CSC will soon release the official set of guidelines on its website and Facebook page. Deadline of submission of nomination is on March 31, 2018. For inquiries, connect with the Honor Awards Program Secretariat at telephone numbers (02) 931-7993 and (02) 932-0381, or email email@example.com. – Rappler.com