PEDRITO C. PONTILLAS, Ed.D.
Dr. Pedrito C. Pontillas is known to Tuburanon’s as one with unique leadership, which led to his recognition as outstanding campus director by CTU President Rosein Ancheta Jr.
Born on March 12, 1957 in Catmon, Cebu, Dr. Pontillas would span decades serving not only CTU Tuburan but also CTU Argao where he spent more years. But it is in the former where he found his niche to which his special citation could be alluded.
His portfolio boasts of a second placer in the Agriculturist Licensure Examination in 2016 and more baccalaureate programs offered as Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Bachelor of Science in Information Communications Technology and Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics. Aforesaid milestones have greatly impacted the lives of Tuburanons.
Looking back, his foundation serves to elucidate his current position. He finished Doctor of Education in University of Manchester-Institute for Development Policy and Management; Master of Arts in Education major in Administration and Supervision in 1986 in University of the Visayas; and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture major in Agronomy in Mindanao State University-Lanao del Norte Agriculture College.
Having attained the rank of Professor IV, Dr. Pontillas began as a secondary school teacher in Mindanao State University before he returned to Cebu in 1980. He had served as dean of instruction, college dean, director for professional subjects, college superintendent, and CTU Argao campus director.
His active involvement in the Phil. Association of Agri-vironment Educators and Entrepreneurs Inc. (PASSAGE) led him to becoming president from 2014-2016 and vice president from 2010 through 2013 and 2017 to 2018.