The College of Teacher Education started on December 17, 1993 when the Commission of Higher Education Cordillera Administrative Region (CHED CAR) issued Permit Number GP NO. 10 HED-38 s. 1993, to offer the Bachelor in Secondary Education (Major in English, History, Mathematics), and in November 18, 1998, Recognition Number GR. NO. 278 s. 1998 was granted by the same agency. In March 19, 1994, Permit Number HED-05 s. 1994 was issued by CHED CAR to offer the Bachelor in Elementary Education, and in August 7, 1996, Recognition Number GR. NO. 18, s. 1996 was granted by CHED CAR.
In its quest for excellence, the Bachelor in Elementary Education (BEEd), and Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) were awarded Level 1 Applicant Status by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) in August 2004. This is the department’s first step towards excellence. Also, in the year 2006, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) introduced the Institutional Quality Assurance Monitoring and Evaluation (IQUAME) program. IQUAME is CHED’s version of the accreditation and covers the whole institution. CCDC applied for the IQUAME and was visited during the second semester of 2007.
Carrying its goal in achieving excellence, the department also never failed to carry out its mission to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, values, positive attitudes and in order to be committed to the holistic development of children in their formative years from preschool to the completion of their basic education.
Further, the department is bracing itself to the challenges of the new normal mode of education and is still working towards upholding its goal to develop future educators who possess the 21st century skills that are at par with the global standards of a teacher.
Professional teachers who are committed to teaching as a vocation.
Graduates who possess the necessary knowledge, skills, values, positive attitudes and are committed to the holistic development of children in their formative years from preschool to the completion of basic education.
To Develop globally competitive, empowered, and morally upright educators who will be the instigator of development in the 21st century. Specifically,
OBJECTIVES: By the end of their course, the students will:
The College of Teacher Education program offerings are as follows; with current curriculum, subject to change with the issuance of updated Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs) and/or institutional curriculum update: