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Community Involvement Program of St. Mary's Academy in Barangay 130: A Proposed Three-Year Development Program

Volume: 102  ,  Issue: 1 , June    Published Date: 14 June 2022
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 77  ,  Download: 24 , Pages: 827 - 837    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001021620223335

Authors

# Author Name
1 Noly Boy B. Geroche

Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the Community Involvement Program of St. Mary’s Academy in Barangay 130: A Proposed ThreeYear Development Program. Specifically, the study sought to answer the following questions: (1) the respondents’ assessment on the extent of the Community Involvement Program of St. Mary’s Academy in terms of: Vision-Mission, Goals and Objectives, Fiscal Resources, Community Outreach Activity, and Feedback/Evaluation; (2) the respondents’ perception on the extent of the outreach program of St. Mary’s Academy, Pasay City; (3) the respondents’ perception on the extent of the Community Involvement Program of St. Mary’s Academy in terms of: effectiveness of interaction, extent of participation, sharing of resources, implementation and monitoring; policies, planning, decision-making process, and system of evaluation; and (4) what three-year development program could be proposed. The researcher-made questionnaire was used to gather data from 101 teaching and non-teaching personnel, 39 Grade 12 students and 23 respondents which composed of parents, alumni, and partner community - Barangay 130. Also, some items in the PAASCU Instrument were borrowed and integrated into the research instrument in order to meet the objectives of this research. The data were statistically treated with the use of SPSS Application Software to determine the frequency distribution, percentage, weighted mean, and standard deviation. Based on the findings of the study, it can be summarized that: (1) Teaching and non-teaching personnel-respondents describe the Community Involvement Program of St. Mary’s Academy as much extent in terms of vision and mission, goals and objectives, fiscal resources, Community Outreach Program, and Feedback/Evaluation. (2) Students-respondents are aware and have knowledge of the school’s outreach program/community extension services and they are helped by the school to develop an awareness of pressing social problems such as poverty, injustice, crime, and there is a provision of a budget for community-based and school-based projects. (3) Alumni, parents, and partner community-respondents are aware that the outreach programs are intended to help the poor, disadvantaged and marginalized community. Also, it serves and expect the participation of parents, alumni, and partner community in planning the outreach activities. Based on the conclusion of the study, the researcher proposed a three-year development program to help and consistently monitor, implement, and evaluate the community involvement program of St. Mary’s Academy, Pasay City. Also, to encourage the school community and stakeholders to unite and work together for the good and betterment of the Partner Community – Barangay 130.

Keywords

  • Community Involvement
  • Community participation