MAN FOR OTHERS
FATHER OF FILIPINO PHILOSOPHY
SEEKER OF TRUTH
BRINGER OF HOPE
BASTION OF PHILIPPINE
HERO The Many Faces of the Teacher
AN ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN
OF THE BATO BALANI FOUNDATION
The Bato Balani Foundation (BBFI) is engaged in the
conceptualization and implementation of education
Our vision: a progressive Philippines with access to quality
education for all its people.
Our mission: to invest in the country’s future through
ABOUT THE BATO BALANI FOUNDATION
The Many Faces of the Teacher began as a campaign by Diwa
Learning Sytems giving recognition to the roles that
teachers play in students’ lives.
In 2004, it was expanded into a full-ﬂedged advocacy under
BBFI for the purpose of identifying role models in the ﬁeld
Past honorees include:
Dr. Onofre Pagsanjan, Dr. Milagros Ibe, Fr. James Reuter,
Queena Lee-Chua, Florentino Timbreza, Luis Teodoro,
Ronyla Santiago, Fr. Ewald Dinter and Jenelyn Baylon.
ABOUT THE MANY FACES OF THE TEACHER
The advocacy aims to give recognition to exemplary
teachers who can inspire excellence in the teaching
We seek teachers who...
...are persons of integrity and good moral character.
...have good relations with their students, colleagues and
...exhibit a strong commitment to the teaching vocation.
...demonstrate sound values as applied to their teaching,
personal life and community involvements.
A SEARCH FOR ROLE MODELS
February 16, 2009 to
TMFT 2009 open call for nominations
May 18, 2009
Preparation of nominee shortlist May to June 2009
Interviews with shortlisted nominees June 2009
Convening of Advocacy Review Board and
July 6, 2009
selection of 2009 honorees
Preparation of media materials for TMFT 2009
Honorees recognized during A Tribute to Teachers September 19, 2009
Saturnino G. Belen Jr, Bato Balani Foundation
Peter Perfecto, Philippine Business for Education
Lydia Sarmiento, Corporate Social Responsibility Institute
Msgr. Gerry Santos, Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines
Linda Atayde, SM Foundation
Juan Miguel Luz, Asian Institute of Management
THE ADVOCACY REVIEW BOARD 2009