8 accreditation teams evaluate 16 member schools in the Philippines

Eight (8) accreditation teams visited sixteen (16) member schools of ATESEA in the Philippines on July 7-13, 2019 and August 18-24, 2019. Each team has a librarian who evaluated the library resources and management system and services of the schools.

The following schools were visited and evaluated by accreditors from different teams:

  1. Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Silang, Cavite
  2. Union Theological Seminary, Dasmarinas City, Cavite

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Yusak Setyawan

Vice-Dean, Faculty of Theology, Satya Wacana

Christian University, Indonesia

Accreditor, National Board of Accreditation for Higher

Education, Republic of Indonesia

  • Dr. Jessica Raposa

Faculty, Christian Education

Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary, Baguio City

  • Dr. Ben Ngaya-an

Faculty, Field Education Director/ History

St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary, Quezon City, Philippines

(visited AIIAS only)

  • Dr. Remwil Tornalejo

Director, Master of Arts in Religion and Assistant

Professor, Systematic heology, Adventist International

Institute of Advanced Studies, Cavite, Philippines

(visited UTS only)

  • Rev. Lie-Jen Liu

Library Administrator, Tainan Theological College and

Seminary, Taiwan

  1. The Divinity School – Silliman University, Dumaguete City
  2. Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Gloria Mapangdol

President, St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary, Quezon

City, Philippines

  • Dr. Andrew Peh

Lecturer, Trinity Theological College, Singapore

  • Ptr. Halleluya Timbo Hutabarat

Theological Librarian, Faculty of Theology, Duta

Wacana Christian University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  1. Central Philippine University – College of Theology, Iloilo City
  2. Alliance Graduate School, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Eleuterio Revollido

Rector, Aglipay Central Theological Seminary,

Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Dr. Saw Augurlion

Academic Dean, Myanmar Institute of Theology,

Yangon, Myanmar

  • Mr. Tang, Sui Tung

Head Librarian, Lutheran Theological Seminary,

Hong Kong

  • Dr. Mona Lisa Siacor

Faculty, College of Theology, Central Philippine

University, Iloilo City, Philippines

(visited AGS only)

  1. Southern Christian College – College of Theology, Midsayap, Cotabato City
  2. Asian Theological Seminary, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Joseph Peter Komar

Faculty, Pastoral Studies and Missiology

Malaysia Theological Seminary, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

  • Dr. Nativity Petallar

Associate Dean of PhD Studies and Faculty,

Christian Education

Asia Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, Taytay,

Rizal, Philippines

  • Ms. Rangsima Khamsam

Librarian, Dewald Memorial Library

McGilvary College of Divinity, Payap University,

Chiang-Mai, Thailand

  • Dr. Julio Amurao

Dean, College of Theology, Adventist University of

the Philippines, Cavite, Philippines  (visited ATS only)

  1. Adventist University of the Philippines – College of Theology, Silang, Cavite
  2. International Graduate School of Leadership, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Lester Edwin Ruiz

Director of Accreditation and Global Engagement

The Association of Theological Schools in the United

States and Canada, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Dr. Asnath Natar

Faculty, Feminist Theology and Pastoral Theology

Duta Wacana Christian University, Yogyakarta,

Indonesia

Accreditor, National Board of Accreditation for

Higher Education, Republic of Indonesia

  • Dr. Ben Ngaya-an

Faculty, Field Education Director/ History

St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary, Quezon City,

Philippines  (visited IGSL only)

  • Rev. Arnel Faller

Theological Librarian, Silliman University- Divinity

School, Dumaguete, City, Philippines

  1. Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, Baguio City
  2. Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary, Baguio City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Agustinus Setiawidi

Academic Dean, Jakarta Theological Seminary,

Indonesia

  • Dr. Rolando Coloma

Coordinator, Field Education and Seminary

Education by Extension, Philippine Baptist

Theological Seminary, Baguio City, Philippines

(visited APTS only)

  • Ms. Charlotte Santos,

Librarian, St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary,

Quezon City, Philippines

A special accreditation visit was conducted to four schools in Quezon City, Rizal and Pangasinan on August 18-24, 2019 due to change of the academic year of St.  Andrew’s Theological Seminary and Asia Pacific Theological Seminary.

The degree programs of the following schools were evaluated:

  1. Aglipay Central Theological Seminary, Urdaneta City,

Pangasinan

  1. St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Judy Berinai

Dean of Academic Studies, Sabah Theological Seminary, Malaysia

  • Dr. Wiriya  Tipvarakankoon

Associate Dean, Bangkok Institute of Theology, Thailand

  • Dr. Mona Lisa Siacor

Faculty, College of Theology, Central Philippine   University, Philippines

  • Ms. Eufemia Terre

Librarian, Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary, Baguio City (visited ACTS only)

  • Ms. Megumi Flores

Head Librarian, Adventist International of Advanced Studies (visited SATS only)

  1. Asia Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, Taytay, Rizal
  2. IEMELIF Bible College, Quezon City

Accreditors:

  • Dr. Eh Tar Gay

Vice President, Myanmar Institute of Theology,    Yangon, Myanmar

  • Dr. Connie Semy Mella

Academic Dean, Union Theological Seminary, Cavite,  Philippines

  • Ms. Hilda Putong

Head Librarian, Jakarta Theological Seminary, Indonesia

  • Dr. Limuel Equina, ATESEA

Accreditation is a service which the Association provides to its member schools with the following aims:

  1. to ensure that standards of quality theological education programs of schools in the region are maintained; and
  2. to encourage the schools to continue improving their degree programs.