The Commission on Higher Education – Caraga Regional Office (CHED Caraga) provided Technical Assistance on the Preparation of Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) Liquidation Reports with various Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Hinatuan and Bislig City on May 2, 2022, and Surigao City on May 4, 2022.

The following HEIs were visited: Saint Vincent de Paul Diocesan College (SVDPDC), Southern Technological Institute of the Philippines (STIP), De la Salle John Bosco College (DLSJBC), Hinatuan Southern College (HSC), Northeastern Mindanao Colleges (NEMCO), Saint Paul University Surigao (SPUS), Surigao State College of Technology (SSCT) Main, Surigao Doctors’ College (SDC), Surigao Education College (SEC), and Saint Jude Thaddeus Institute of Technology (SJTIT).

The series of visits served to ensure the compliance of HEIs in the utilization and proper liquidation of the TES funds. Facilitating the conduct of technical assistance were Project Technical Staff (PTS) III – Accountant Mr. Neil Von Ronquillo, PTS I – Accounting Staff Ms. Sarah Moron, and PTS I – Budget Assistant Ms. Kathleen Castañares, who worked with the TES Focal Persons and Accounting Staff of the HEIs visited. Regional Director George Colorado and Education Supervisor II Mr. Amy Saavedra were present to oversee the visits during the Hinatuan and Bislig City leg.