Basic Education Council

The Basic Education Council

The Basic Education Council (BEC) is a recommendatory body of in terms of policies and programs set for the kindergarten and Grades 1 to 12 of the University. It is composed of the following:

  1.     Headmaster of Grade School (Mrs. Suzette D. Aliño)
  2.     Principal of High School (Fr. Michael I. Pineda, S.J.)
  3.     Assistant Principal for Academics  (Mrs. Ma. Carmela S. Abay)
  4.     Assistant Headmaster for Academics (Mrs. Liza L.Vallescas)
  5.     Assistant to the President  (Mr. Jeremy S. Eliab)
  6.     Dean of the School of Education (Dr. Gina L. Montalan)
  7.     Department Chair of Teacher Education (Mrs. Melanie Jeane C. Galvez)
  8.     A representative from HS/ GS appointed by the President (Br. Jeffrey Pioquinto, S.J.)

The Council chaired by either the Headmaster or the Principal. Chairmainship will toggle annually between the Headmaster and the Principal.

The Chair

  1.     Convenes the meetings of the Council;
    2.     Prepares the agenda, after appropriate consultations;
    3.     Invites resource persons as needed;
    4.     Appoints staff to document the meetings.

The Council shall have the following functions:

  1.     Reviews academic programs, curricula and other programs to ensure proper alignments among the Grade School, High School, Sernior High School/ Career Academy;
  2.     Acts as an advisory and consultative body in matters pertaining to curriculum, programs, policies and ensures that these are properly aligned;
  3.     Deliberates on valid concerns and issues, proposals and needs of the basic education units, and facilitates discussion;
  4.      Recommends procedures, protocols, policies on shared concern. Furthermore, it proposes agenda material for the President’s Council;
  5.     Creates space for interphasing, conversation and dialogue across all units.


The limitations of the Council includes:

  1.     It is not a directive or regulatory body;
    2.     It does not infringe on the duties and responsibilities of each unit’s governing officials and council;
    3.     It does not overrule valid decisions made in the Unit.