DR. HIDALGO is President of CITEDH-R1 for SY 2011-2012

Posted Date: 06/11/2011
Dr. Reynald Jay F. Hidalgo, the Dean of the College of Information and Computing Studies (CICS)  was unanimously elected as President of the Council of Information Technology Education Deans and Heads of Region 1 (CITEDH-R1) for school year 2011-2012.  The election was the highlight of the General Assembly held last May 27, 2011 at the Multi-Purpose Room, ICT Building, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University- Mid La Union Campus, City of San Fernando, La Union. Twenty three (23) Deans and Heads of various HEIs in the region were present.

During his talk, he revealed that his presidency is focused on the conduct of activities geared towards the improvement of deans’ and heads’ capabilities in effectively managing their respective colleges/departments towards the promotion of quality Information Technology Education (ITE) programs.  He stressed the importance of proper administration and supervision as well as the enrichment of contents in the various courses of the curriculum.  He ended his talk by challenging the Deans and Heads to continue to support CITEDH-R1.

Engr. Reyen Sabate represented the Regional Director, Dr. Caridad O. Abuan, and provided Ched updates on ITE.  Ms. Ma. Corazon A. Akol had also presented a talk on the Philippine National Information Technology Standards Foundation (Philnits) certification examinations.

Dean Hidalgo is also the current President of the Regional Chapter of the Philippine Society of IT Educators (PSITE-R1).


REYNALD JAY F. HIDALGO, Ph.D.
DEAN, CICS, CdD
PROGRAM COORDINATOR-MIT, IGS, CdD
PRESIDENT, PSITE-R1 Chapter
PRESIDENT, CITED-R1