LCC Chairperson Diosdado M. San Antonio, DepEd Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction, presided over the 140th Council Meeting on December 18, 2019 held at Robbinsdale Residences, Quezon City which was participated in by the Council Members and Representatives. One of the agenda of the last LCC meeting for this year is the Accomplishments of the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC) for the calendar year 2019 which were narrowed down into four (4) Key Result Areas (KRAs), including the Research and Policy Formulation; Advocacy, Social Mobilization and Networking; Knowledge Management; and Capacity Building. The meeting also featured discussions on the future programs and projects of the Council for the calendar year 2020, as well as proposals on the Resolution for the new NGO Representative. Other highlights include the amendments on the expansion of the LCC Law and the voting process for the nominees on the election of the new NGO Representative.
The Council members and representatives who were present during the meeting were Atty. Katerina S. Cadiente and Mr. Adnan P. Ahmad of Philippine Senate; Mr. Nemesio O. Malatamban III and Atty. Devi Katerina Martinez-Negre of House of Representatives; Director Anna Liza F. Bonagua, CESO III and Mr. Zaldy I. Masangkay of Department of the Interior and Local Government; Dr. Heidi B. Macahilig of Philippine Normal University; Ms. Susan M. Carandang of National Economic and Development Authority; Ms. Melinda T. Quiñones of Philippine Information Agency; and Prof. Flora C. Arellano and Mr. Addie T. Unsi of Education Network (E-Net) Philippines.