In recognition of exemplary performance in the field of ICT Education, the Philippine Society of IT Educators(PSITE) Region III awarded the Outstanding IT Educator of the Year to Mr. Neil H. Datu, Dean of the College of Computer Studies of Republic Central Colleges at Best Western Hotel, Balibago, Angeles City last May 10, 2019.
Dean Datu has been active since 2005 in varied student and faculty development activities aimed at promoting quality IT Education. He served as the president of the PSITE Region 3 from 2008 to 2011, a national trainer for Business analytics since 2014, and currently, the Vice President for the Association of Computing Education Deans and Program heads (ACED.PH) in the region.
In addition to this recognition, Dean Datu was also awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region III in recognition of his vital contribution as member of the Board of Adviser of PSITE R3 which paved way for the success of the organization. His expertise and dedication in his assigned duties and responsibilities had made PSITE R3 Chapter as one of the most active and dynamic professional organizations not just in the Region but all through the country. His steadfast leadership, cheerful disposition, positive attitude, combined with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity made him an inspiring and effective mover and leader.