Assoc. Prof. Pilar I. Romero, PhD, was the inaugural Principal of the UST Senior High School and is currently the Dean of the UST College of Education. She finished her PhD in Theology from the University of Santo Tomas and has earned more than 40 years of service both as academic staff and administrator in the University. She is a member of various University-wide permanent committees, a seasoned textbook writer and editor, consultant to various Catholic schools on their religious education program, member of the Board of Don Bosco Educational System and has been invited to talk on topics related to catechesis, religious education, Catholic education, teacher formation, school administration and values integration in schools all over the Philippines. She has also participated in international seminars and conferences in key cities in Asia, the USA and Europe, either as official university delegate or as paper presenter and has published articles in journals both local and international. She is currently Technical Consultant of the Philippine Catholic School Standards for Higher Education and External Expert of the Development Academic of the Philippines.