Mr. Emmanuel ‘Mann’ Rentoy is the Founding President of Character Education Partnership Philippines (CEP). He is also the Founder of the CATALYST for Professional and Development Services (PDS). CATALYST PDS offers seminars and lectures to educators and other school officials. Rentoy works to provide teachers and students with character and value-based empowerment growth. Through character education and a focus on value-based education, Rentoy empowers his community. As an educator and former administrator he believes in the power of education, and therefore the imperative to invest in education.