The College of Teacher Education strongly believes that through its competent faculty members, it will remarkably produce quality professional teachers demanded by this highly industrializing nation. On top of this is its noble desire for graduates to be globally competitive by exploring all possible avenues toward effective teaching skills acqusition.
To date, enrolment increase serves as a good index of the quality service the college provides to its clienteles. Such is made possible with further improvement of its physical faciltites and instructional devices. Collaboration with different universities and colleges and targeted foreign institutions partnerships ensure the kind of education at par with neighbouring countries.
Despite adjustments that will be taken due to K to 12 program implementation, the college fully engages in search for appropriate mechanisms that will intensify entry skills of students toward refinement and productivity.
Together, both students and faculty members of the college embrace in unison, its vision, goals and objectives in the performance of its roles as one major key player in building literate, productive, value-laden professionals.
Be one with the college in making its dream come true: a highly recognized Teacher Education institution in Asia, Pacific and the whole world.
Dr. Rowena R. Abrea
The College of Teacher Education (CTE) aims to develop future elementary, secondary and technology teachers who are imbued with the idealism of the humanist, with a sense of respect for the advancement of Philippine life and culture, and with a genuine desire to facilitate learning and be conveyors of knowledge and values in all disciplines.
General Objectives of CTE
The College of Teacher Education aims to:
- provide greater understanding of the thrusts of government in its role of nation building through a general education program that instills love of country, culture, integrity, dignity of work and spiritual vigor;
- provide opportunities as formation center of quality and excellence in the different programs like BEED, BSED, BSIEd, BSECEd and BSCOEd to students in Region IV and neighboring areas; and
- provide adequate reservoir of teachers trained to teach in the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels.
- 1903 Established as a Manual Training School with Mr. Scheer, an American as the first principal-teacher.
- 1905 Renamed as Batangas Trade School
- 1930 Renamed as Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology
- 1942 Closed during the Japanese Occupation.
- 1945 Reopened after Word War II with Mr. Vicente J. Mendoza as a Principal
- 1948 First female students enrolled upon the Instruction of courses for girls
- 1957 Converted into a Regional School of Arts and Trades under R. A. 1957
- 1965 Authorized the offering of the first Degree course, the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education
- 1969 Converted into a State College by Virtue of R.A. 5270 and renamed Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology. Superintendent Rosauro de Leon was appointed the First College President.
- 1971 Fourteen students graduated in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education as the first graduate of the degree program in Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology.
- 1974 The curriculum of Master of Arts in Industrial Education was introduced.
- 1986 The Bachelor of Science in Home Economics (BSHE) was opened with thirteen (13) students.
- 1990 The Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEED) with fifty five(55) students and Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSED) with Forty two (42) students were offered.
- Eight BSHE students graduated and were the first graduates in the BSHE Program.
- 1994 Forty eight (48) BEED and forty two (42) BSED students graduated as the first batch of graduates in the BEED and BSED.
- 2000 The BEED examinees ranked 6 th in the Licensure Examination for Teachers.
- 2001 March 22, converted into State University by virtue of R.A. No. 9045 and renamed into Batangas State University (BSU). Dr. Ernesto de Chavez was appointed First University President.
- The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood (BSEDED), Bachelor Of Science in Computer Education (BSCOED), and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Education were offered with twenty eight (28), forty five (45) and ten (10) enrollees, respectively.
- The BEED examinees ranked 8 th in the Licensure Examinations for Teachers.
- 2003 Level II Re-accredited status
- 2005 The New Teacher Education Curriculum was implemented in the First semester, 2005-2006.
- 2006 One of the BSED graduate ranked No. 4 in the National result of Licensure Examination for Teachers.
- 2007 Major revision of the curriculum was undertaken.
- 2008 Qualified for Level III AACCUP Accreditation Status
Functions, Duties and Responsibilities
- Be the Presiding Officers of the faculty of his/her college, and to notify VPAA of all meetings, furnishings the latter with their agenda and minutes.
- Prepare teaching assignments of the faculty members of her/his College.
- Supervise the admission and classification of students in according with the policies, rules and regulations of the University.
- Encourage his/her faculty to conduct research and extension service, write books and articles, and prepare instructional materials in cooperation with the departments of similar concern.
- Submit to the Office of the President an annual report of his/her college and such other reports which the President may require.
- Recommend to the VPAA promotions, demotions, transfer or removal of members of the faculty and staff provided that after due consideration, the VPAA shall in turn submit the proposal to the President subject to policies, rules and regulations.
- Assist the Dean in establishing and enforcing standards of undergraduate work;
- Recommend and coordinate plans for the development and improvement of undergraduate programs and formulate policies to implement such plans.
- Monitor faculty and student performance;
- Assist the Dean in the implementation of the University’s retention policy;
- Assist the Dean in the promotion of academic integrity among students;
- Promote and spearhead the faculty in adopting an adaptive culture that will promote excellent performance; and
- Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean and higher authorities.
- Teach accordingly to one’s field of specialization
- Coordinate instructional activities with those teaching similar fields of specialization;
- Assist Dean/Area Chair in planning programs and activities for the improvement of instruction;
- Conduct researches pertinent to one’s area of specialization;
- Render extension service hand in hand with instruction, research and production;
- Try out innovative instructional strategies and share these with other faculty member;
- Utilize community resources to reinforce teaching;
- Prepare and submit plans and programs for the development of instruction, research, extension and production;
- Cooperate with the Office of Student Services in implementing the latter’s guideline program;
- Participate in faculty and other professional meetings that may be called for the improvement of instructional and administrative services;
- Participate in social activities of the University; and
- Perform related work.