(Courtesy of Fr. Jun Inocencio)

On October 29, 2018, the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (CoCoPEA) organized a testimonial luncheon in honor of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Dr. J. Prospero E. De Vera III at the Manila Polo Club.

CoCoPEA officials and members came to greet the new CHED Chair. They were lead by CoCoPEA Chair and Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities (ACSCU) President Dr. Pio D. Baconga, COCOPEA Vice Chair and Philippine Association of Private Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAPSCU) President Dr. Lourdes Almeda-Sese, Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) President Fr. Joel E. Tabora, SJ, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU) President Dr. Caroline Marian S. Enriquez, and Technical Vocational Schools Association (TVSA) President Dr. Horace M. Montefrio.