Casa do Professor is a social solidarity association, founded in Braga on February 14, 1979 recognized as a public utility, not for profit, medal of merit, gold degree, a professional organization , with national expression, which develops its mission for the benefit of teachers as well as their family members (ascendants, descendants and spouses).
Throughout its history, some major milestones stand out:
Casa do Professor was born from an idea of António Gomes de Faria, Director of the Braga School District, who invited 15 teachers to a meeting, in which he exposed the intention of creating a non-profit association and away from any union connection , political or ideological. The purpose was cultural, sports and recreational promotion, as well as the pursuit of social objectives. The great purpose of its performance would be the fraternal union in a healthy coexistence among all the associates.
The notary deed of incorporation of the Casa do Professor was signed by 19 founding members and two witnesses, on February 14, 1979, at the then Notarial Secretariat of Braga.
Creation of the Casa do Professor Training Center, the largest in the country in terms of volume of continuous teacher training.
Attribution of public utility status.
Decoration with the merit medal, gold grade.
Inauguration of the institution's current headquarters.
Awarding of the award “A Nossa Terra” - Merit Bracarense.
Start of the solidarity project “Novelos de Afetos - Meada de Partilha” and the Casa do Professor Music Academy.
Creation of NESTT, the first major international teacher training project.
António Gomes de Faria
António Elísio Portela
Manuel António Antunes
Maria Ângela Vieira
Paulo Antunes Fafe
Maria José Morais
Maria Luísa Lamela
José Manuel Gouveia
José Albano Domingues
Júlio da Silva Dias
Carlos Pereira Alves
Maria Joana Bacelar
Carolina Granja Almeida
Manuel Celestino Rocha
Serafim Almeida Dantas
Reinaldo Almeida Faria
Maria Cândida Ventura
Manuel de Oliveira
Joaquim Manuel Sousa Martins