The College of Education is inspired by the charism of the founder and the model teacher, St. John Baptist de La Salle. The College commits itself to character education and competence-development to prepare future teachers. Our goal is to empower them to effectively teach, inspire, and transform lives. Within our supportive community, we cater to individual passions and foster personal growth.
By nurturing character and providing a comprehensive education, we equip aspiring educators with the skills to make a positive impact. Our College is a place where inspiration meets education, and where students can pursue their passions while preparing to shape the future.
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In consonance with the University Mission Statement, the Program is designed specifically to facilitate the development of a student-teacher who:
- Understands and internalizes the Lasallian Principles of Education;
- Manifests commitment to spiritual growth;
- Has the ability to guide young people to lead good lives, learn essential concepts and acquire desirable abilities and attitudes needed in the development of our nation;
- Demonstrates proficiency in all subject areas, especially in the professional and major courses; and
- Prioritizes one’s professional growth through continuing education programs and active involvement in research.
The student who desires to enroll in this course must:
- Have a deep interest in teaching adolescents and children;
- Possess unwavering integrity essential for a Lasallian Educator;
- Be emotionally mature, dedicated, hardworking, and persevering in guiding the young;
- Have a good command of English; and
- Be generous and committed to educating the poor, as shown in outreach activities.
- Classroom Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
- Curriculum Developer/Instructional Designer
- Education Consultant
- Education Administrator
- Education Researcher
- Corporate Trainer
- Educational Writer/Editor
- Online Educator/Instructional Technologist
- Nonprofit or NGO Work
These are just a few examples, and the options are not limited to this list.
Bachelor of Elementary Education
The Bachelor of Elementary Education is an undergraduate teacher degree program designed to prepare individuals intending to teach in the elementary level. It aims to develop highly motivated and competent teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for elementary education. teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for elementary education.
Bachelor of Special Needs Education
with Specialization in Early Childhood Education
The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) with Specialization in Early Childhood Education is an undergraduate degree program which specializes in special needs education. The program prepares teachers who will instruct and manage students with additional needs in inclusive and segregated educational settings. Its graduates will be equipped to teach the basic education curriculum and alternate curricula depending on the needs of the students.
Bachelor of Physical Education
The Bachelor of Physical Education aims to equip future Lasallian “Movement Educators” with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude in teaching Physical Education in basic secondary education. The program also includes courses that will enhance their knowledge for learning advanced skills in Physical Education to meet the demands of the society, with emphasis on the newer concept, “education through physical.”
Bachelor of Secondary Education
The Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English program is designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach English in the secondary level. It aims to develop highly motivated and competent English teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education.
The Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Mathematics program is designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach Mathematics in the secondary level. It aims to develop highly motivated and competent Mathematics teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education.
The Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Science program is designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach Science in the secondary level. It aims to develop highly motivated and competent Science teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education.
The Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies program is designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach Social Studies in the secondary level. It aims to develop highly motivated and competent Social Studies teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education.
The College of Education collaborates with diverse local and international partners to create a robust training ground for aspiring educators. These partnerships provide invaluable opportunities for students to pursue their passions, gain practical experience, and develop into well-rounded teachers.
- University of St. La Salle-Integrated School
- St. Joseph School-La Salle
- Living Stones International School
- Bright Kids School
- Kinder First School
- Bacolod Individualized SPEd Services
- Bacolod Tay Tung High School
- Bacolod City National High School
- Corazon Locsin Montelibano Elementary School
- Handumanan SpEd School
- Bacolod SpEd School
Christian Service Learning Program
- Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center
- Bagong Silang Elementary School, Don Salvador Benedicto for Indigenous Peoples Education Implementation
- Alternative Learning System, Division of Bacolod City
- Gawad Kalinga, Barangay Dulao, Bago
International Internship Program
- La Salle Chanthaburi (Mandapitak) School, Thailand
- La Salle Chotiravi Nakhonsawan School, Thailand
- SEA Teacher - Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange Program in Southeast Asia at Dong Thap University, Vietnam
- Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia
Dannie Clark M. Uguil, CESE
OIC - Assistant Schools Division Superintendent
Schools Division of Iloilo City
BSED General Science-2002
Development Academy of the Philippines-National Scholar
La Salle College - Antipolo
Annabelle Chavez-Balor, EdD
Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of St. La Salle
National PERAA Outstanding Administrator (2019)
UB Fellows Program 2017 Grantee
- The only Center of Development for Teacher Education in the Province of Negros Occidental
- The only ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance Certified for Secondary Education Program in Western Visayas
- Top 7 in Elementary Education out of 1,563 Schools in the Philippines and Top 7 in Secondary Education out of 2,356 Schools in the Philippines
- Based from the PBEd (Philippine Business for Education) Study in the 12-Year BLEPT Performance of Teacher Education Institutions in the Philippines.
- PAASCU Level IV
- Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute
- High Schools graduates / transferees seeking admission to the College of Education must meet the cut-off scores set by the College:
- High School GPA - 80% or better
- University-Based Admission Test - 40% or better (HUMSS)
- Interview - 10%
- Entering sophomores seeking admission to Elementary Education and Secondary Education for their majoring must have obtained at least an average of 80% based on the following criteria:
- Grades of Qualifying Subjects for Freshmen - 40%
- Qualifying Examination - 30%
- Interview - 30%
Students admitted on PROBATION must comply with the terms and conditions set by the College.
The probation status is lifted if the student passes all his/her subjects during the semester of probation. However, the number of failures remains on record.
Students with 18 units of failure in one semester shall be dismissed from the College.
Students with accumulated failure of 24 units on or before the end of the first semester of their Junior year shall be dismissed from the College.
Students who are admitted in the major program are required to maintain a final grade of at least 80% in all major subjects. Students who get a grade below 80% in any of their major subjects shall be placed on probation for the next semester. They are expected to obtain an 80% or better final grade in all their major subjects during the probationary period. Failure to meet the aforementioned condition for retention in the major program will result to dismissal from the program.
Students who fail in any of their major subjects shall be automatically advised to shift to other programs within the College of Education, provided that they meet the criteria set by the program.
Students admitted in the major program on probationary status must obtain a final grade not lower than 80% during the first semester of their majoring year.
Students who get a grade below 80% in any of the Pedagogy Courses will be placed in probationary status for the following semester. Failure to lift the probationary status means dismissal from the College.
Students who fail in any of the Professional Pedagogy Courses will be automatically dismissed from the College after the deliberation of the Academic Standard Committee of the College.
Students who have taken 80% of the Pedagogy courses are automatically immuned in the College.
Admissions for Academic Year 2023-2024 are ongoing. Incoming College Freshmen need to take the entrance exam. Pre-registration is a prerequisite before admissions. Click the link below for more details.
CRUZ, MA. CARLVINA F.
Social Studies Coordinator
PHD Development Studies USLS 2016
MAED Social Studies WVSU 2016
AB Political Science UNO-R 1996
ATILANO, HAZEL P.
PHD Linguistics USLS(on-going)
MAT English Language DLSU-Manila 2002
AB Child Study English LCC-Bacolod
DY, CYNTHIA S.
Department Chairperson Elementary Education
EdD Education Management USLS 2007
MAED English USLS 2016
BSE- English USLS 1988
GOMELAO, ZOENA G.
Assistant Professor 1-H
PHD Ed Leadership (on-going)
MED Major in Early Childhood Education USLS 2012
BS Psychology Major in SPE Riverside 2001
GUANZON, MA. XENIA Y.
Department Chairperson Secondary Education
PHD Education Management USLS 2009
MAED Physical Education UNO-R 2005
Certificate of PE USLS 1989
GUANZON, MARK XAVIER A.
Asset Club Moderator
Assistant Professor 1-H
PHD Science Education WVSU (on-going)
MAED Math USLS 2018
BSED Mathematics 2014
JARDENIL, SARAH TEHRESE P.
YES Club Moderator
Assistant Professor 1-H
MAED Special Education UNOR 2022
BEED Special Education UNO-R 2018
JISON, PILARICA C.
PHD in Education Leadership USLS (on-going)
MED Early Childhood Education USLS 2014
BSC Marketing Management USLS 2004
SERAN, JUNE CARL S.
Student Council Moderator
Assistant Professor 1-H
PHD Curriculum Development WVSU (on-going)
MED General Science USLS 2017
BSED Physical Science 2014
URETA, RICVER P.
PHD Science Education Biology WVSU 2015
MED General Science DLSU 2005
BSE General Science
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