DepEd Division of Misamis Oriental
The Province of Misamis Oriental is along the northern coast of the island of Mindanao. It is bounded on the north of Macajalar Bay, on the west by Iligan Bay, on the south and southwest by the Province of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte and on the east by the Province of Agusan del Norte. It has an estimated total land area of 357,010 hectares making it the 2nd largest province in the region. It is subdivided into 24 municipalities and 3 cities of Cagayan de Oro, Gingoog and El Salvador.
The DepEd Division of Misamis Oriental was established in 1965 with its first Schools Division Superintendent Mr. Esteban Sarmiento. At present, the division is manned by 8,000+ teaching and non-teaching personnel under the able leadership of Superintendent Edilberto L. Oplenaria, EdD, CESO V.