ASU, Banga, Aklan. Nineteen (19) DepEd teachers coming from different district of Aklan and one (1) from DA-LGU Altavas, underwent an enhancement and assessment for Agricultural Crops Production NC III at the Aklan State University-Assessment Center (ASU-AC) on April 04 to 07, 2017.
Prior to the assessment, the participants subjected themselves to training/enhancement for two (2) days to prepare them for a one day competency assessment conducted by the University’s certified assessors for the said qualification. The two (2) days enhancement was facilitated by the Center’s trainers who delivered the lectures and practical activities pertaining to the acquisition of the competency for ACP NC III. Dr. Evelyn P. Vedasto delivered the topics on Implementing Vertebrates Pest Control Program, Seed Germination and Preparing and Applying Chemicals; Dr. Lelisa J. Teodosio enlightened the participants of the topics on Controlling Weeds and Saving, Preparing and Storing Agricultural Seeds; Dr. Ruby M. Besana delivered the topic on Establishing Agronomic Crops; Prof. Remedios C. Ibabao for Implementing Postharvest Program; Implementing Plant Nutrition Program was elucidated by Dr. Nenia N. Bohulano; Engr. Jennie G. Macarilay for Undertaking Agronomic Crops Harvesting Activities; Dr. Carmenchita M. Tumaca discussed the topics on Preparing Land for Agricultural Crops Production and Fertilizer Computation; and Mr. Marlon de Juan took charge of the practical side like the operation of the hand tractor and layouting of the field for planting.
The assessment proper was done by batches of ten (10) candidates per batch for two days. The first day of assessment (April 06) was carried out by Dr. Michael T. Ibisate, a certified assessor for ACP NC III. On the second day (April 07), Prof. Ma. Rema B. Lauron, another certified assessor for ACP NC III and OAP NC II assessed the second batch candidates. A representative coming from TESDA Provincial Office in the person of Mr. Gerald G. Tinao observed the whole proceedings of the assessment.
Candidates for ACP NC III during the practical examinations on land preparation, making/lay outing of plots and planting agricultural crops.
The ASU-Assessment Center is Managed by Dr. Lelisa J. Teodosio as manager. The Center is on operation for more than a year now and had served various clients all over of Region 6 for ACP and OAP qualifications. MMTeodosio.