The PEAC conducted a series of orientation webinars on the ESC and TSS program guidelines in SY 2020-2021 last July 28-30, 2020 via Zoom. Attendance of private junior high schools in the orientation webinars is one of the requirements for participation in the programs.

The webinars were conducted on July 28 for Luzon-based participants, July 29 for Visayas-based participants, and July 30 for Mindanao-based participants. Members of the PEAC Regional Program Committee (RPCom) namely, DepEd Regional Directors (chair), PEAC Regional Program Directors (co-chair), and PEAC Regional Program Coordinators were also present during the webinars.

Dr. Caroline Marian S. Enriquez, President, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU); Msgr. Ely Rafael D. Fuentes, PEAC Regional Program Director for Region 6 ; and Dr. Pio D. Baconga, President, Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities (ACSCU), gave the welcome message during the webinars for participating schools based in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, respectively.

Usec. Jesus L.R. Mateo, who represents Sec. Leonor M. Briones in the PEAC, gave the updates from the DepEd Central Office. Ms. Rhodora Angela F. Ferrer, PEAC Executive Director, discussed the PEAC updates and proposed policies and guidelines for the ESC and TSS programs in SY 2020-2021.

For the Luzon and Visayas runs, Mr. Rodrick B. Malonzo, Monitoring and Processing Officer, presented the Processing of Billing Statements, Monitoring for Program Compliance, and Updates on the ESC Information Management System while for Mindanao, Mr. Eimann P. Evarola, Information Technology and Information Management Officer, was the speaker. Q&A sessions followed the presentations from DepEd and the PEAC National Secretariat.

The PDF files of the slide presentations are now available for download at https://peac.org.ph/resources/.  The live recordings of the webinars and tutorial videos on the EIS, IMS, IMS-TSS can be viewed by subscribing to the official PEAC Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivateEducationAssistanceCommittee.