Cha-Ching names Albay teacher Educator of the Year

SDO-Albay's 2019-2020 Cha-Ching Journey

Posted on: January 17, 2021 by SDO-Albay

Prudence Foundation’s financial literacy program, Cha-Ching, presents Jerica D. Quitalla, a grade 4 teacher of Pioduran West Central School, the Educator of the Year award at the annual Cha-Ching Financial Accreditation (CCFA) recognition ceremony, January 15, 2021.

Cha-Ching also awarded recognition to 16 SDO-Albay teachers, who topped the CCFA Examination in October 2020.

The Grade 4 teacher-awardees include Salvacion Valenzuela (Labnig ES, Malinao), Honeylen Cereno (Quinarabasahan ES, Malinao), Hyacinth Moico (Sta. Elena ES, Malinao), Remelyn Oraye (Comun ES, Camalig South), Vernadith Napay (Comun ES, Camalig South), Alma Vargas (Binodegahan ES, Pio Duran East), Ma. Monette Odena (Oringon ES, Pio Duran East), Charlene Balderama (Flores ES, Pioduran West), Leizel Kay Logenio (Pantao ES, Libon West), Venus Jazmin Ricacho (West Carisac ES, Libon East), Amy Literal (Oas North CS, Oas North), Mariano Bernaldez (Corocog ES, Rapu Rapu East), Gecel Ecal (Linao ES, Rapu Rapu East), Arnel Arteta (Balobagon ES, Manito), Catalina Morada (Kinawitan ES, Daraga South), and Charo Cardino (Cagbulacao ES, Bacacay West).

Paula Patrice dela Cruz of JA Philippines, Inc., in coordination with Regional Coordinator Nora Laguda (EPS, Filipino, ROV) and Division Coordinator Mai Anne D. Rondola (EPS, English, SDO-Albay), introduced Cha-Ching in the DepEd Albay curriculum in November 2019.

Quitalla, with co-awardee from Negros Occidental, will represent the Philippines at the CCFA Asia Pacific Conference later this year.

Cha-Ching is sponsored by Prudence Foundation, Pru-Life UK, JA Asia Pacific, and JA Philippines, Inc.


Learn more about Cha-ching and CCFA here:, You can also check their official FB Page here.

Rewatch the recognition of the awardees in the Philippines here.

SDO-Albay's 2019-2020 Cha-Ching Journey is edited by the SDO-Albay ICT Unit.
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