The UP College of Education has been officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as a Center of Excellence (COE) for Teacher Education.

In accordance with the pertinent provisions of RA 7722, otherwise known as the Higher Education Act of 1994, and by virtue of the Commission en Banc Resolution No. 193-2016 dated March 14, 2016, COEs serve as potent catalysts for world class scholarships, best practices, innovative curriculum, research and extension and professional development in Teacher Education program.

The designation of the UP College of Education as a COE is valid from April 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.

The official CHED memo may be viewed here.