Organizational Chart

The CHED RO XI has a complement of 20 plantilla personnel. The Administrative Division is composed of the Administrative and Finance Units with a total of eight (8) personnel while the Technical Division has one (1) Supervising Education Program Specialist (SEPS), seven (7) Education Supervisors and one (1) Education Program Specialist. For this year, four (4) employees have retired after spending long and productive years in government service, namely: Dr. Emma K. Bonsobre, Chief, Administrative Division; Ms. Esterlita F. Ignacio, Administrative Officer III; Ms. Myriam B. Flores, Education Program Specialist; and Mr. Agustino O. Urbiztondo, Administrative Aide III.

I. Mandate

Given the national government’s commitment to transformational leadership that puts education as the central strategy for investing in the Filipino people, reducing poverty, and building national competitiveness and pursuant to Republic Act 7722, CHED shall:

A. Promote relevant and quality higher education (i.e. higher education institutions and programs are at par with international standards and graduates and professionals are highly competent and recognized in the international arena);

B. Ensure that quality higher education is accessible to all who seek it particularly those who may not be able to afford it;

C. Guarantee and protect academic freedom for continuing intellectual growth, advancement of learning and research, development of responsible and effective leadership, education of high-level professionals, and enrichment of historical and cultural heritages; and;

D. Commit to moral ascendancy that eradicates corrupt practices, institutionalizes transparency and accountability and encourages participatory governance in the Commission and the sub-sector.

II. Vision

National: Philippine Higher Education that is equitable and producing locally-responsive, innovative and globally competitive graduates and lifelong learners.
Regional Office XI: CHED RO XI is a solution-driven Regional Office leading towards the sustainability and satisfaction of stakeholders.

III. Mission

National: Philippine Higher Education that is equitable and producing locally-responsive, innovative and globally competitive graduates and lifelong learners.
Regional Office XI: CHED RO XI is a solution-driven Regional Office leading towards the sustainability and satisfaction of stakeholders.

IV. Core Values

  1. Compassion
  2. Humility
  3. Empathy
  4. Dedication
  5. Resilience
  6. Optimism
  7. Excellence
  8. Integrity

III. Service Pledge

We, the Officials and Employees of the Commission on Higher Education in Region XI, Davao City, adhering to the agency’s core values of fairness, integrity, teamwork, commitment, and competence are firm in its resolve to ensure the attainment of empowered and globally competitive Filipinos through quality and excellence, relevance and responsiveness, access and equity and efficiency and effectiveness. In living with these ideals, we firmly pledge to perform our duties and functions faithfully, ever mindful that the culture of excellence in all aspects of national life cannot be attained without people as individuals working at it with great effort, commitment and sacrifice and that “PUBLIC OFFICE IS A PUBLIC TRUST”, thus, we commit to:
A. guide and assist Higher Education Institutions to ensure compliance on the policies and standards set forth by the Commission;

B. conduct regular monitoring of Higher Education Institutions in the region;

C. take immediate developmental action on non-compliant institutions;

D. guide and assist Higher Education Institutions in institutionalizing their four-fold functions such as instruction, research, extension and production;

E. maintain strategic alliance with our stakeholders;

F. ensure timely response on communications, queries and requests;

G. ensure the effective and efficient implementation and management of the Commission’s various scholarships, grants-in-aid and loan programs; and

H. strive to continually innovate our operations, systems and procedures, and enrich our personnel capabilities for the satisfaction of our clients.