Since 2007, PSITE-NCR has been holding Consultative Assembly annually. The said event serves as a venue not only to discuss up-to-date and relevant matters relating to IT Education but also to gather information from the membership on how they can be served better.
The 7th Consultative Assembly was held last June 28, 2013 at Club Intramuros in Port Area, Manila. Over seventy deans, program heads and faculty members from 34 HEI’s were in attendance. Support from several sponsors contributed to the success of the event which includes Singularity, PCBS-Monumento, NovaEd, IT Works, Glocal, Tech TV and MEC Networks Corp.
The guest speaker in this year’s assembly was Dr. Adlai C. Castigador, Executive Director of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). He talked about the “Outcomes-Based Evaluation: Redefining Quality Education”. Meanwhile, Mr. Herald Uy, a technology evangelist of Solutions Experts and Enablers, Inc.spoke about Google Apps.
Ms. Carmela M. Racelis, the Chapter President reported the accomplishments and innovations made by the PSITE-NCR for the academic year 2012-2013.The participants also witnessed the oath-taking of the PSITE-NCR board of officers for academic year 2013-2014. The result of the Training Needs Analysis (TNA)conducted from May to June 2013 through the yahoo-group and the website was presented by Dr. Raymond Macatangga, PSITE-NCR VP for Faculty Development. At the end of the academic year 2013-2014 PSITE-NCR will start to give awards like Most Outstanding IT Educator, 5 Most Outstanding Institutional Members and 5 Most Outstanding Individual Members to qualified members of the organization. Dr. Milani Austria, Zonal Director for Eastern Manila, presented information on how to avail the said awards and recognition.