Vector Manuel Bonilla Sanchez, president of the Teachers’ Association (AMPR), responded Saturday to the withdrawal of the appointment of Education Secretary Elba Abbott Santos.
“From the beginning we have said that it is the job of the Senate to pass judgment on Professor Aponte and that we respect that decision because whoever is in that chair, our work will always be overseen by the exclusive representative of the teaching staff. The Acting Secretary and defends the rights of our record,” Bonilla Sanchez said in a written statement.
“We hope that the Governor will select a person who can establish a definitive plan of action for short, medium and long term to meet the pressing needs of our education system and to meet the great challenges we face; we are open to dialogue and see ourselves as collaborators as we have always been.” Our mission is to contribute to the development of our organization, “said AMPR President
When the governor appointed Point Pierce Lucius to the post of secretary of education, Bonila Sanchez was appointed president to replace Abbott Santos.
Pierre Lucie withdrew the appointment of Elba Abbott Santos this Saturday after Senate President Jose Luis Dolmau told him that Santiago had no votes to confirm.