PEAC Executive Director Doris Fernandez-Ferrer was awarded as one of the recipients of the Holy Angel University’s Founders Day Awards for 2023 yesterday (March 8, 2023) at the University Theatre, Holy Angel University. The award honors six Filipinos for their outstanding achievements in their respective fields and for their contributions to Catholic education and Kapampangan studies. The Holy Angel University have cited the hard work and contributions of Ms. Doris to the private education sector which “have enabled thousands of high school students all over the country to receive educational subsidies and thousands of teachers to benefit from capacity-building training programs.”

Apart from her leadership at the PEAC National Secretariat, Ms. Doris is also one of the policy advisers to the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II) where she provides expert assistance and advice to the commission as it undertakes a three-year comprehensive national assessment and evaluation of the Philippine education sector’s performance. She also sits as Independent Director and Corporate Secretary of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU), a service organization that quality assures academic programs and does institutional accreditation to support and ensure the continuous development of member schools.