Philippine Association of Tertiary Level Educational Institutions in Environmental Protection and

Management (PATLEPAM)



The Philippine Association of Tertiary Level Educational Institutions in Environmental Protection and Management (PATLEPAM) was conceived during the National Consultative Forum of Training Institutions in Environmental Planning and Management, in September 21-23, 1995 in Tagaytay City.



  • 1st Senior Educators’ General Assembly for Environmental Planning and Management , 29-30 April, 1996 in Subic , Zambales
  • formal launching of PATLEPAM and ratification of its Constitution and by-laws



Higher education institutions with educators who are equipped with knowledge and skills for the management of resources for sustaining productivity and ecological integrity.



To network higher education institutions through the PATLEPAM, for increased appreciation of the need to integrate environmental concerns in the tertiary education curricula, so that local training needs in environmental protection and management in the different regions of the country can be addressed



  • Enhance information exchange and sharing of environmental protection and management
  • Enhance environmental awareness and skills of tertiary level students and faculty members
  • Assist in curriculum development for environmental management among tertiary level educators
  • Conduct collaborative programs on instruction, research and development, and extension in environmental management
  • Strengthen the overall expertise in environmental management of the different regions of the country, at the technical, managerial and policy levels, by catering to local training needs
  • Serve as a link between local and international networks for training in environmental management  


c/o Ms. Maria Cristina Francisco – Coordinator
Telefax No. (02) 928-46-74/928-5312