Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges (CSPC) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the proposed program offering of Bachelor of Technical Vocational Teacher Education (BTVTEd) major in Fish Processing on December 17, 2020, at the Office of the College President.

The MOA strengthens the partnership of both parties in offering and sharing their respective resources in the development, management, and conservation of the country’s fisheries and aquatic reserves.

CSPC, through the College of Education, Arts and Sciences (CEAS), agreed to remunerate BFAR of its role as industry expert and government entity which has adequate manpower resources and laboratory facilities. The latter’s technical know-how and expertise will be utilized in support of the new program.

The said event is in accord with CSPC’s mantra of pivoting towards excellence and transformation in polytechnic education and in the list of the targets in the 2019-2028 Roadmap and Strategic Development Plan to its full-fledged universityhood.

Present in the ceremony were Dr. Nelson B. Bien, the BFAR OIC Regional Director; Dr. Arly B. Balingbing, Dean of CEAS; and Dr. Charlito P. Cadag, CSPC President. Other college officials, program chairs, and selected faculty also witnessed the event.