The Filipino Language and Cultural School is a 501 (C) (3) Non-Profit Organization that is formed to provide opportunities to preserve and perpetuate the Filipino Culture. The first class was launched in August 2017.
The specific objectives and purpose of the school is to:
1) Provide instruction for children’s tagalog and adult Tagalog with the goal of each student to become fluent in the Tagalog language
- 2) Provide cooking classes for students to learn Filipino cooking3) Provide lessons in cultural Filipino folk dancing.
PRESIDENT/ PRINCIPAL: Rosabel Hill
VICE PRESIDENT: Jesseline Lamosao
VICE PRESIDENT: Norman Noblejas
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Sharol Noblejas, Board Chair
Lorilee Papel Brannen
Chair of the Board- Ms. Sharol Noblejas is the Principal of the Filipino Language and Cultural School. She has served on the Advisory Committees at the University of Central Florida, South Seminole College and Florida State College. Sharol was also a Senior Professor at Everest University, Santa Fe College and Fortis College. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Central Florida and has a Master in Business Administration from Orlando College. Ms. Noblejas was formerly the Vice Principal of the Jacksonville Chinese Association Chinese School. She is active in the Filipino and Asian Community serving on the Mayors Asian Advisory Board, Commissioner on the Housing and Community Development Commission, Board Member at the Literacy Alliance, Night of Asia, and Executive Director of Fil-Millennials Dance Group.
VICE PRESIDENT – Mr. Norman Noblejas is the Dean of Students for the Filipino Language and Cultural School. He is the Commander of the Knights of Rizal of Jacksonville and on the Board of Directors for the Visayas Mindanao Association.