CLS and NSA: “Building Connections, Sustaining Commitments and Inspiring Leaders.”

Written by Karen Barreras, Director of Leadership Engagement, NCEA, [email protected] The Catholic Leadership Summit (CLS) is quickly approaching in beautiful Raleigh, NC, from October 22-25, 2023. The New Superintendents Academy (NSA) is from October 21-22, 2023. Registration is open! It is important to look forward to the opportunities the 2023-2024 school year holds. The theme […]

Another ETP Success Story: IT and STEM at St. Teresa’s

Author: Lucas Ostrowski, Founder & CEO Email: [email protected]  Website: When the technology teacher at St. Teresa of Calcutta Education Center announced their retirement, principal Robin John knew it would be tricky to find a replacement. Recruiting and hiring a new technology teacher was one of Robin John’s first tasks as the new principal, and […]

Lingering Pandemic Learning Loss? Try Catholic Schools

Written by John Galvan, Director of Assessments, NCEA.   On May 5, 2023, the World Health Organization declared that the COVID-19 pandemic “no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.” For those of us who work in the educational sector, that years-long stretch was a heavy lift. We all needed to see that […]

Literacy experts answer educators’ 10 most pressing questions about dyslexia

Erin Ryan, Senior Writer, NWEA, [email protected] In Dyslexia: What every educator should know about the most common learning disability, NWEA literacy experts Tiffany Peltier and Cindy Jiban took an evidence-based look at dyslexia. Here are their answers to some of the questions we received after the webinar. You can read more on the NWEA blog, […]

Fostering Creativity and Collaboration in Catholic Education: Six Ways to Nurture the Whole Student Through Faith and Learning

John Galvan, Vice President of Assessments, NCEA, [email protected] Catholic schools are renowned for their dedication to nurturing the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. In the 21st century, the demand for creative and collaborative problem solvers is more important than ever. How can we incorporate the teachings of the Catholic faith to promote creativity […]

Students, Families and Evangelization in Catholic Schools

by Joseph D. White, Ph.D., Associate Publisher, Catechetical Resources, [email protected] Evangelization is a primary function of Catholic schools. Although they provide quality education in a variety of subject areas, as agents of the Church, they share the larger mission of the Church – forming disciples of Jesus Christ. Catholic schools should, and must, be more […]