The Department of Education (DepEd) through the Special Education Division (SPED)-Bureau of Elementary Education (SPED-BEE) announces the 2012 Scholarship Program for Special Education (SPED) Teachers Handling Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from April 10 to May 5, 2012 at the Philippine Normal University (PNU), Taft Avenue, Manila. This in support of the Department's thrust on improving the quality of education for children with ASD.
The Scholarship aims to provide the SPED teacher-scholars with knowledge and skills on various educational programs as they keep pace with advances in researches and interventions, and current trends in ASD.
These SPED teacher-scholars who have been the recipients of the 2011 Scholarship Program and who have organized programs for children with ASD will be provided with opportunity to continue their Scholarship Program this Summer 2012.
Enclosed for reference are the following documents:
The SPED teacher-scholars are entitled to receive their salaries, course tuition fees, transportation allowances and stipends. The DepEd shall also provide their travel expenses and per diem for two (2) days (1 day before and 1 day after) in and going to and from the venue which shall be paid on the last week of the course. It is advised that the teacher-recipients will use the most economical mode of tranportation. All these expenses shall be charged to BEE Funds (A.II.a.3) subject to the usual accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
For more information, concerned SPED teacher-scholars may contact:
Ms. Mirla R. Olores
Chief, Special Education (SPED) Division Bureau of Elementary Education (BEE) 2nd Floor, Bonifacio Building
DepEd Central Office
DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City Telephone No.: (02) 631-99-93
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