Dr. Nila S. Torno is presently the Principal of the Notre Dame of Tacurong College Grade School Department.
She finished her Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English, at St. Paul University in Dumaguete City in 1985. She obtained her Master of Arts in Education from Notre Dame of Tacurong College in 2004, and in 2013 completed her Doctorate of Education in Educational Management from Notre Dame University.
Prior to her employment as Principal of NDTC Grade School Department in 2008, she was Principal for 18 years (1990-2008) of the Montessori Learning Center in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.
At present she is the Area Chairperson of the NDEA Elementary Commission.
As an administrator, Dr. Torno looks at herself as a leader of leaders, believes in the importance of delegation and division of labor, and considers as her strength her availability and visibility for all stakeholders in the school.
It was during her leadership term at NDTC that the Grade School Department was given accreditation for the first time by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU); at the moment the only Grade School with that distinction in the province of Sultan Kudarat.
The Plaque reads:
NOTRE DAME EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION INC. Golden Jubilee Celebration “NDEA @50: In the service of Quality Catholic Education in Southern Mindanao” presents this NDEA ADMINISTRATORS’ COMMITMENT AWARD to Nila S. Torno, Ed.D. in recognition of her record of excellence at Notre Dame of Tacurong College as demonstrated by her remarkable management and leadership skills, committed service, professional competence, educational growth, motherly care, outstanding accomplishments, and moral integrity during the NDEA-wide Competition and Search for the Most Exemplary Grade School Administrator.
Given this 26th day of November, 2016 at Notre Dame University, Koronadal City.
BRO. WILFREDO LUBRICO, FMS