As part of the initial implementation of the K to 12 Curriculum, the Training of Chief Trainers (TOCT) for Grade I and the Training of Trainers (TOT) for Grades 1 and 7 mathematics teachers was conducted by the Department of Education (DepED). Dr. Soledad A. Ulep, NISMED Director, and Ms. Edna G. Callanta of the Mathematics Group were involved as trainers and resource persons during the TCOT and TOT for Grade 1 mathematics teachers held on April 15 to 17 and April 22 to 27, 2012, respectively at the Development Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay City. Dr. Ulep and Ms. Callanta trained about 70 chief trainers and 600 trainers.
On the other hand, Ms. Lydia M. Landrito and Mr.Allan M. Canonigo, also from the Mathematics Group, were involved as trainers during the TOT for Grade 7 mathematics teachers conducted on 30 April to 4 May 2012 at theAteneo de Manila University (AdMU). About 200 trainers attended the TOT. The said training was participated in by teachers from the Department of Education, from selected Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs), and the different campuses of the Philippine Science High School System. Other trainers of the TOT were from the UP College of Education, AdMU, De La Salle University, Philippine Normal University, and DepED.