Youth engagement; human resource management; rebranding local government; industrial relations
Conference management; Data processing; training and development; website management
Prejean worked at the Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA) for almost five years (2007-2012) where he was involved in conference management, training, publications, and as focal person for the UN Public Administration Network. His recent work at the CLRG has improved his skills in the above areas. Currently, he teaches Human Resource Management in the Public Sector at the UP NCPAG.
He earned two degrees from the University of the Philippines—his BA Public Administration the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) and Diploma in Industrial Relations from the School of Labor and Industrial Relations (SOLAIR). In 2019, he completed his Master in Public Policy from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo, Japan under the Japanese Government's Young Leaders Program (YLP), garnering the Director's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Recent Written Works:
"Big Experiences for Little Changemakers: PAGASA sa Makati in Maximo Estrella Senior High School" (2020). This research looked at drug prevention among the youth in Makati City through arts.
"Youth Engagement through Formal Decision-making: Insights from Youth Councils in the Philippines." (2019) Unpublished Masters Thesis. National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. Tokyo, Japan.
"Capacity Needs Assessment of Local Governments: A Survey" in Local Government in the Philippines: A Book of Readings IV (2013) with Remigio D. Ocenar and Rosa R. Cordero
“The Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act: A Summation of Developments Since 1995” in Ofreneo, et al. (2009). Migration, Development and Policy Reforms. Manila: Asian Institute of Management and Konrad Adenaur Stiftung
Conference: Plenary presenter on "Youth Engagement through Formal Decision-making" at the Philippine Society for Public Administration (PSPA) Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2019; Tagaytay City and Indang, Cavite
Training: Course Manager of the SK Mandatory Training for Quezon City and San Juan City (May, 2018)
Research: Persons with Disability focusing on the establishment of Disability Affairs Office (see report here) (2018)
Training: Course Manager of CLRG's HR Inspire and some courses on local legislation, 2016-2017
Lecture: Policy Advocacy for the Agriculture and Fishery Councils (AFCs), 2016-2017 [also module writer on Policy Advocacy]
Conference: Overall Conference Manager, Future Perfect: Cities at the Forefront of Change and Development (Quezon City Conference, Oct. 7-9, 2015)