Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Rosario Margarita A. Aligada, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education
Chairperson, Department of Special Education


  • Ph. D. in Reading Education, University of the PHilippines
  • Master in Education major in Special Education, university of the Phlippines
  • Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition



  • Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian
  • Master Practitioner of Brief Solution Focused Therapy



Dr. Rosario Margarita A. Aligada is a Professional Teacher, Master Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practitioner, Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian, Family Ministries’ Worker, and a Life/Success Coach.

Her life-long pursuit to improve the quality and delivery of education in the Philippines has led her to be a member of the Technical Committee on Special Education of the Commission on Higher Education, an advocate of inclusive learning environments, and an advocate for persons with disability.

She co-founded the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Society of the Philippines, and she heads Laro, Lapis, at Libro, a transition school for children with special educational needs, as well as Learning Inn, an early intervention, therapy, and family support center.

She is a Community Nutrition graduate, a Special Education Master's degree holder, as well as a doctorate degree grantee from the University of the Philippines.

She earned her international accreditation as a Master Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practitioner from the International Alliance of Solution-Focused Teaching Institutes.