Governor Oliver met with Mr. Russell Figueras, Principal of Our Lady of Mercy High School (OLMCHS) on January 17, 2023. Governor Oliver, who is also the Honorary Consul for the State of Israel in the Federated States of Micronesia, congratulated Mr. Figueras and wished him the best as he departed for Israel to begin a training course in Israel on “Innovative Strategies” organized by the MASHAV Educational Training Center, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The training course will provide among other things, innovative teaching methods for specific subject matters (science, language, etc.), as well as interdisciplinary subject areas, enabling participants to choose the methods and tools suitable to the particular needs of their environments.
Accompanying Mr. Figueras from OLMCHS were Sr. Krista Namio and Sr. Paula Ishikawa. Director of the Department of Education, Mr. Stanley Etse, Chief of Primary Schools, Mr. Peter Ramirez, and Public Affairs Officer Peteriko Hairens were also present.
Congratulations to Mr. Figueras!