Teachers in Vintar, Ilocos Norte were elated as they received P3,000 each from the Vintar local government unit as a token of recognition.
“A resolution of appreciation was unanimously approved by members of the municipal council in time for the culmination of the 2020 National Teachers’ Month celebration,” Vintar Mayor Larisa Foronda said.
“Thank you so much to all educators for the sacrifice and love.”
“Thank you so much to all educators for the sacrifice and love,” Foronda emphasized as she lauded all the Vintar teachers for their sacrifices, perseverance and patience in delivering quality education to the learners in the face of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
“We feel honored and grateful for the unexpected reward and recognition.”
In a Facebook post, Arnel Sabuco, principal of the Florentino Camaquin Integrated School, said they feel honored and grateful for the unexpected reward and recognition.
Even before the pandemic, the local government unit has been giving priority to the needs of its teachers and learners.
Last year, the municipality of Vintar also funded the pioneering special education (SPED) classrooms, equipped with facilities and materials designed to teach and train special children.
Aside from the 21st century SPED classrooms, Vintar schools, with the help of its LGU and other public and private stakeholders, have put up community links to ensure all learners in town have access to online learning.