Technological Institute of the Philippines

T.I.P. Personnel Recognized at The Outstanding PERAA Members (TOPM) 2019 Awarding

(Left to right) Dranreb Earl Juanico, Research Director, Physics/Research Development; Dr. Elizabeth Quirino-Lahoz, T.I.P. President; Frank Alejandrino, Director, Career Center/Education, Career Services; Jocelyn Abad, Quality Assurance Manager, Industrial Engineering.

Three personnel from the Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) were recognized by the Private Education Retirement Annuity Association (PERAA) during its 40th Annual Meeting held last July 25-26, 2019 at Marco Polo Davao, Davao City.

Frank Alejandrino, Director, Career Center/Education, Career Services won 2nd place in the Administrative Head category; Jocelyn Abad, Quality Assurance Manager, Industrial Engineering placed 2nd in the Administrative Staff category; and Dranreb Earl Juanico, Research Director, Physics/Research Development also placed 2nd in the Academic Head category. The Outstanding PERAA Members 2019 awardees from T.I.P. each received a plaque and Php 20,000 cash. On top of it all, they will gain national recognition and will be acknowledged by other prestigious search for outstanding teachers.

The eligible members for the TOPM search are those with noteworthy achievements, contributing members of PERAA for the last three years, and those who are nominated by their employers. PERAA annually holds the TOPM awarding for members with outstanding qualities and contributions in their respective schools and communities.

“Everyone has their own way of being outstanding and I’m blessed because of the opportunity and the trust,” said Ms. Abad when asked about what she felt after being awarded.

Dr. Elizabeth Quirino-Lahoz, T.I.P. President, accepted the plaque for the Technological Institute of the Philippines when it was named one of the three Top Employers in the event.

PERAA is a private, non-profit, employees’ trust under the guidance of Fund for Assistance to Private Education and was modeled after the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association-College Retirement Equity Fund in the US. It believes that the retirement security of private school employees is the responsibility not only of the government, the institution, but also of leaders in the private education sector.