VISION & MISSION
The Teacher Education Program envisions to produce teachers who are effective synthesizers of organized knowledge with analytical and critical thinking abilities, and efficient facilitators of learning to assist the learners develop their potentials to the fullest.
The mission of the School of Education is to prepare globally competitive teachers who are imbued with the ideals, aspirations and traditions of Philippine life and are sufficiently equipped with pedagogical content knowledge and skills.
The School of Education aims to develop professionally competent teachers who are able to assume and perform the following:
- Effective conveyors of organized knowledge developed from human experienced.
- Efficient promoters and facilitators of learning that will enable the learners to develop to the fullest their potentials for a continuing pursuit of education.
- Active humanists who possess clear understanding and appreciation of human values.
- Implementers of training and development programs responsive to the education and professional needs of administrators, faculty and students;
- Providers of top caliber teachers who are sensitive and responsive to the needs of the society and of the nation.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
The School of Education was given permit to operate in 1989 and was issued government recognition by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports in 1991, it has relentlessly pursued its goal in producing quality educators of the country. On December 13, 1995, the college merited recognition from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) granting the college Level 1 Accreditation. It was an affirmation that the college has continued to be competitive with other schools of Education.
In 1990, the government granted EAC the opening and operation of a four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education and in 1991 a permit was granted to operate a 4-year Education course leading to a Bachelor degree in Elementary Education.
In May 23, 1996, EAC was granted permit to open a Nursery and Kindergarten school which serves as a Laboratory School for the College of Education with Mrs. Rolenda L. Campos as its Director.
The College of Education continues to produce teachers, who do not only convey organized knowledge but also a humanist with a clear understanding and appreciation of human values that elevate the human spirit.
The BEED and BSEd programs are structured to meet the needs of professional teachers for elementary schools and special education programs in the Philippines and the needs of professional teachers for secondary schools in the Philippines, respectively.
Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEED)
The BEED aims to develop elementary school teachers who are (a) generalists, who can teach across the different learning areas in grade school, (b) special education teachers, or (c) pre-school teachers.
Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd)
The BSEd aims to develop high school teachers who can teach in one of the different learning areas in high school like Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, English, Filipino, among others.
Teacher Certificate Program (TCP)
For Non Education Degree Holders who desire to join the NOBLEST Profession (Teaching).
TCP is the fastest way to get into the Teaching Profession for it requires only 18/30 units of Professional Education subjects to qualify for taking the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).
The Teacher Certificate Program provides non-education degree holders with an understanding of the nature, cognitive, socio-emotional and physical characteristics of students who need appropriate general education programs. The program further equips students with appropriate educative delivery modes and approaches necessary in handling students in general education programs. Teacher Certificate Program (TCP) aims to develop among its students the necessary skills to teach in the regular schools and acquire basic skills in handling learners.
- Foundation of Education 1
- Principles of Teaching & Instructional Technology
- Measurement and Evaluation
- Foundation of Education 2
*Those students with at least 2 years of teaching experience may be allowed to take any two of the cognates in lieu of Practicum after a successful demonstration of teaching competencies. When securing the Certificate for TCP, students in this category are required to submit a certification of teaching experience from the school employer or from the Registrar. Students who wish to include practicum in their official transcript of records can enroll in Practicum.
Performance of TCP, BEED and BSED Examinees in the LET is very impressive Percentage rate of Board Passers is always ABOVE the National MEAN.