AI in Catholic Education: A Holy Grail or a Double-Edged Sword?

Written by Dr. Joy Lopez, director of information technology and innovation, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, and improved through the use of AI. In the age of rapid technological advancement, the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) extends its reach into nearly every facet of our lives, including education. Catholic schools, known for their dedication to […]

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 […]

Turning Summer Learning Loss into Learning Gains

Summer learning loss, summer slide—these familiar terms describe the loss of learning over the summer from the prior school year because of the lengthy absence from school. On top of that, we are now (unfortunately) dealing with COVID learning loss, which still lingers as a result of school disruptions and prolonged virtual learning. Combined, this […]

STEM Integration: Facilitating a Lasting Cultural Shift Beyond the Classroom

The following article was contributed by Megan Schaller, science teacher and STEM coordinator at St. Barnabas School in Indianapolis, IN. STEM education has certainly been an increasingly prevalent topic in schools across the country for several years now and for good reason. Leaders in education, industry and government recognize the critical need for our youngest […]

STREAM in Action: Monarch Rescue Project

This article was contributed by Andrea Kopp, NCEA Educational Resource Manager. Six NCEA member schools being supported by The NCEA Monarch Rescue Grant Project are wrapping up their 2nd year. Donor, Dr. Judith Wagner, a retired government researcher, generously funds this grant. Dr. Wagner is passionate about Monarch butterflies and wants to invest in the […]