The Association of Philippine Private Schools Administrators and Mentors (APPSAM) staged its 4th International Research Conference themed: “Threshold to Rediscovering Innovations through Research Exploration” on November 28-29, 2019 at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), Tagaytay City.
Dr. Jerome Cleofas, a research advocate, senior research associate and planning coordinator at St. Paul University-Manila and part of DOST-funded research projects; and Monsieur Jean-Paul Delmon from Comsky, Inc. served as keynote and technical resource speakers, respectively. The two-day conference entailed plenary sessions and research presentations attended in by school administrators, faculty and student researchers and participants across levels from different institutions in the country. It also served as a competition among those who vied for special citations and awards as best in oral presentation, abstract and research paper, respectively. As such, Dr. Elmer B. de Leon, APPSAM officer and concurrently, the conference convener and committee chair, facilitated the program and chaired the panel of jurors for the research contests.