MORE THAN 3K TEACHERS TO RENDER POLL SERVICE IN ANTIQUE
The DEPARTMENT of Education on Thursday said that more than 3,000 teachers and non-teaching personnel in Antique will render poll service on May 9.
Some 3,020 teachers and 562 non-teaching staff will be on poll duty as Board of Election Inspectors and support staff, according to Evelyn Remo, DepEd Division of Antique School Governance and Operations chief.
“We advise teachers to prepare themselves so that they will have ample energy on Election Day,” Remo said.
She added that teachers are in the process of preparing their classrooms that will be used as polling precincts.
The DepEd earlier said that 39,217 public schools will be used as polling precincts, adding that 106,439 classrooms and 756,083 teachers and non-teaching school staff will be utilized during the conduct of elections.
The department noted that health protocols will be observed.
Classes in all levels in public schools have been suspended from May 2 to 13, 2022, due to activities related to the May 9 elections.