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.

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Mary Francis Therese B. Pelias

Faculty, College of Education


  • M.A. Basic Education Teaching, Ateneo de Manila University..
  • B.S. Behavioral Science, Miriam College



Ms. Mary Francis Therese B. Pelias is a licensed professional teacher, a teacher trainer, and educator.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science from Miriam College and earned her Master of Arts in Basic Education Teaching from the Ateneo de Manila University.

For nine years now, she has been with the College of Education of Miriam College, teaching student teachers in the field of early childhood education. It is her passion to teach teachers. As a teacher educator, she is also passionate about service learning, organizing community development activities, and conducting research on teacher education.

She is also into creative writing and paper crafting. As writer, she has written essays and articles in online publications as well as magazines and newspapers. She has published a workbook as well as edited a research journal.



  • “11 Wooden Toys to Encourage Imagination and Real-Life Skills,” online article posted in www.smartparenting.com.ph on Nov. 7, 2016
  • “14 Toys to Encourage Your Child to Talk (Babies to Preschoolers),” online article posted in www.smartparenting.com.ph on Nov. 14, 2016
  • “Prayer at Sunset,” Antig (Center for Ignatian Spirituality) and True North Magazine “Closing,” Poem published in Bukad, the Miriam College Institutional Literary Folio by the Center for Strategic Research, 2015
  • “Teacher’s Teacher: Finding the Heart to Give More,” True North Beat, True North, Vol. 6 No. 4, Issue Title: “Living Life with Purpose and Passion”
  • LEAPS: Miriam College Faculty REsearch Journal Volume 40 - Volume Editor