MSU-Malabang Community High School, Tubok, Malabang, Lanao del Sur 9300

Zenaida Saycon Candia, LPT, MAELT

Master Teacher I; Research Coordinator

“Every child needs a champion. An adult who will never give up on them.”


Zenaida Saycon Candia is a faculty of MSU-Malabang Community High School since 2017. She is a member of the English teaching force in the Senior High Department of the institution. Prior to working in MSU-Malabang, she was given a chance to work in RC – AKIC Science Laboratory School, MSU – Pre-University Center, and Ibn Siena Integrated School Foundation. Ms. Candia obtained her bachelor’s degree in secondary education major in English in 2012. She passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers in the same year. She earned her master’s degree in English Language Teaching in 2017 and has already earned 15 units of her doctor’s degree in Language Studies. She has attended and presented various research conferences here and abroad.


  • Jose Abad Santos Central Elementary School, 2004
  • Our Lady of Peace High School, 2008
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English, Mindanao State University, 2012
  • Master of Arts in English Language Teaching, Mindanao State University, 2017
  • PhD Language Studies, Mindanao State University, (on going)


  • English Language Teaching

Subjects Taught

  • Oral Communication in Context
  • 21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World
  • Creative Writing
  • Practical Research 1
  • Practical Research 2
  • Inquiries, Investigation and Immersion