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Grantham hosts teachers from the Philippines

Grantham Academy for Engineering has the privilege of hosting three teachers from the Philippines this school year. Ms. Annabelle C. Galang of Palompon, Leyte, Ms. Hazel Rojas of Malaybalay City, Philippines, and Ms. Evelyn Alo of Cebu City began their year at Grantham Academy in August after a very long flight from their country.

Ms. Eva Lopez, a Director of Personnel from ALDILNIE ISD visited the Philippines in November 2000 and interviewed 70 teachers. The three ladies are from a group of approximately 20 that were hired to work in the Aldine ISD.

Ms. Galang has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education, a Masters of Arts Degree in English and is working on her Doctor of Philosophy in Education. She has taught English in high school and college for 17 years. Currently she is working in the Mathematics Department at Grantham.

Ms. Evelyn Alo received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, her Bachelor of Science in Education, and her Masters of Education from Cebu State College. She is qualified to teach elementary through high school students.

Ms. Alo has traveled extensively and worked with children teaching English to preschool students during her travels to Hong Kong. Recently she traveled to Dublin, Ireland to tutor in a private residence. She has eight years of teaching experience in the schools in the Philippines. At the present time, she is working with the English as a Second Language Institute within Grantham Academy.

Ms. Hazel Rojas has a Bachelor of Secondary Education with a Major in General Science. She has taught five years, one of which was high school Earth Science. She is currently working in the Content Mastery Lab assisting with Science topics.
Grantham Academy is very fortunate to have these special guests in the building this year. They bring a positive outlook and vibrant personalities that add so very much to the teaching staff.