About Us

About Us

Hand Prints School of Progressive Education (HPSPE) is a pioneer on learning innovation in Angeles City. It is the...

1st school in Angeles City to implement inclusive education.

1st elementary school in Angeles City to implement Audio-visual Equipment in each classroom with internet connectivity.

1st school with CCTV inside each classroom, hallways and vicinity for strict security compliance.

1st school in Angeles City to be given a permit by the Department of Education (DepEd) to operate as a school that specializes in Special Education.

Frances Ann E. Macarayo-Yamsuan, M. Ed., LPT

Directress - Hand Prints School of Progressive Education, Corp.

Teacher Frances graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Life and Child Development. She continued her studies and completed her master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Teacher Frances started her career as a toddler teacher for HeadStart Community at Las Vegas, Nevada. There she has grown her career and moved her way up to become a Disability Coordinator, and finally a Mental Health Coordinator.

With her learnings from her experiences, Teacher Frances dreamt of building a diverse and inclusive community in her hometown, Angeles City, Philippines. With this dream, she left the United States and started an inclusive school that provides learning opportunities to children with all abilities, the Hand Prints School of Progressive Education in 2008.

Frances also shares her knowledge and experience as a part-time professor and a speaker. In addition, she is a member of the Autism Society of the Philippines, and the Association of Private Schools in Angeles City.