Most. Rev. Dr. M. Devadass Ambrose, D.D., L.S.S.,S.T.D., the Bishop of Thanjavur is the founder and president of this institution. He is an eminent educationalist and erudite scholar. He was a lovable professor commanding respect and reverence from all sectors. Even now he is held in high respect by his students and friends as well. It is every one’s expectation and firm belief that under his presidentship, this institution will reach the pinnacle of glory in the near future.
John De Britto College of Education is one among many institutions of “The Diocese of Tanjore Society” the diocese of Tanjore (Thanjavur) was bifurcated from the Arch diocese of Chennai- Mylapore on 23rd November 1952, and was erected as a new diocese.