PAASCU RE-ACCREDITS SBC IBED
“The Basic Education program is granted re-accreditation for five years valid until May 2023. Congratulations!”
This was the exact fax message received by Sr. Mary Clare Bagot, RGS, SBC President, from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) on May 30, four months after the resurvey visit on January 29-30.
“This was the ultimate dream ever since the beginning of the integration of the elementary and the high school departments…” said Mrs. Rossana Bagon, IBED principal.
After only two years of being integrated, the IBED Department successfully harvested the fruit of their labor as the basic education program met the PAASCU’s set standards.
“The goal of unifying the basic education is not an easy one. There were plenty of challenges that we faced along the way. With God’s grace, we were able to achieve our target goal of ensuring that St. Bridget College is providing quality Catholic education throughout the year,” added Mrs. Bagon.
Mrs. Bagon also expressed that this achievement would not be possible without the support and cooperation of the lay mission partners especially the members of the Integrated Basic Education Department and the inspiration given by the Religious of the Good Shepherd Sisters.
“This success is also attributed to the commitment, dedication, team spirit of the administration, faculty, maintenance, staff and the parents as well. We are united in the aspiration to continue developing learners who are bearers of excellence and men and women of character,” Mrs. Bagon concluded.
Overwhelmed and grateful, Mrs. Bagon thanked everyone for their hard works and full support for the entire preparation months.
On the other hand, Sr. Clare Bagot congratulated all the IBED personnel as she recognized their frustrations when after all their efforts, they were asked to do more, to give more, during their Christmas break, to be able to add to the voluminous appendices.
“You were very conscientious and zealous in the preparations for more than a year. I was aware of all your sweat and tears, sleepless nights, hungry moments, and above all, your worries and apprehensions about what would be the outcome of all your hard work…” said Sr. Bagot.
BY: KRISTINE JABAT