The Department of Labor and Employment- Surigao del Norte initiated a Capacity Building Program to provide orientation, awareness, and updates on Career Guidance Program and to further enhance guidance-counseling approaches. This program also seeks to re-organize the network of career coaches and advocates to strengthen linkages and partnerships for one common goal: to provide excellent career guidance services to students.

Furthermore, this program aims to re-organize a new set of officers for the network of career guidance advocates in Surigao del Norte.

The event was a huge success on September 19, 2019, at Parkway Hotel and Restaurant, National Highway, Barangay Luna, Surigao City. This Capacity Building Program focuses on Guidance Counselors and Advocates to give awareness of the latest and accurate labor market and information. This activity aims to polish their capacity to help students get ready in the real working environment.

The Department of Labor and Employment -Surigao del Norte Provincial Office also conducted an election for the new set of officers for Career Guidance Advocates. These are the newly elected officers of Career Guidance Advocates.

President: Dr. Rowena L. Salas, RGC-DepEd Surigao City

V-President: Lucille P. Menor,  RGC- SNNHS

Secretary: Ramilon Osigan, RGC- Alegria National High School

Treasurer: Monreynard Cortes, DepEd Surigao City

Auditor: Jobie Pongcol, DepEd Surigao City

P.I.O:    Edna C. Lisondra, NEMCO

Gina Jalop, Placer National High School

Ma. Charissa Espin, STI College- Surigao City

Business Manager: Ma.Bernadette Anne Mangyan, SPUS Surigao                                                                             Emgen Sadsad, DepEd Mat-I National High School