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Atebubu College of Education is a Teacher Education College in Atebubu (Atebubu-Amantin Municipal), Bono East Region. The College was founded in October 1965. The College was the first second cycle institution, and the only Teacher Training College in the eastern corridor of the then Brong-Ahafo Region, of which Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo regions were born.

The College began with eighty male students. . The College now has a student population of 1,280 comprising 654 men and 626 women.

It started with four-year Post Middle Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ courses. Other programmes the College has gone through are 2-year Post Secondary, and 3-year Post Secondary. In the 1975/76 academic year, on admitting female students, the College became co-educational. In September 2004, the first batch of students was admitted into the college to pursue a three-year course for Diploma in Basic Education.

It runs dual-mode Open Distance Learning (ODL) for untrained teachers.  The College is now a tertiary institution, affiliated with the University of Cape Coast and currently running 4-year Bachelor in Primary Education, 4-Year Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and 4-Year Bachelor in JHS Education programmes.

The College has six Academic Departments: Education Studies, Science, Social Sciences, Languages, Mathematics and ICT, and Creative Arts.

The College has a staff strength of 92 comprising 36 academic staff and 56 non-academic staff.

Dr. Samuel Addae-Boateng was duly appointed through a competitive interview by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) and subsequently confirmed by the Governing Council of ATECOE to be the 11th Principal of Atebubu College of Education.

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