Category Archives: Discussion Posts

Monday Morning Discussion: Middle School vs. K-8

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question comes to us from the Diocese of Altoona/Johnstown:

“We are considering establishing a middle school in the Altoona Johnstown Diocese.  We have always had K-8 programs.  I hear that those who have established middle schools are now returning to K-8 programs.  Would anyone like to share either on the advantages or disadvantages of middle school programs?” Sister Donna Marie Leiden, S.C., dleiden@dioceseaj.org

If you have information and resources to share, please email nceatalk@ncea.org or Tweet us @NCEATalk to join the conversation!

Monday Morning Discussion: Studies on Student Retention

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question comes to us via Twitter:

If you have information and resources to share, please email nceatalk@ncea.org or Tweet us @NCEATalk to join the conversation!

Monday Morning Meeting: Summer PD Plans

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents a member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question: NCEA wants to know: What are your summer professional development plans? If you have information and resources to share, please email nceatalk@ncea.org.

Monday Morning Meeting: Elementary Schools with Advancement Directors

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question: Are you a Catholic elementary school with an advancement director? Principal Jennifer Bigelow, The Franciscan School, is interested in hearing from you to learn more about the position’s effectiveness.

If you have information and resources to share, please email nceatalk@ncea.org as well as Jennifer at jennifer.bigelow@stfrancisraleigh.org.

Monday Morning Meeting: Easter

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topics or questions for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

Easter

This week’s topic: Easter Resources

The Easter season begins with the Easter Vigil and continues to Pentecost.  Throughout the season NCEA will continue to share thoughts, ideas and resources that will support you as you journey with your students and faculty through this time of new life, hope and sending forth. To view an interactive calendar of Easter resources, please click here.

Have you created a teaching activity or written a blog post on a topic related to the Easter season? Email us for consideration in adding to the online resource library.

Monday Morning Meeting: New Catholic Schools – We want to hear from you!

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question: Are you part of a Catholic school that opened in 2014 or part of a Catholic school slated to open in 2015? We want to hear from you! Let us know the name of your school as well as the location and tell us what it is great about your new Catholic school by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

Monday Morning Meeting: Diocesan Data Strategy

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s member submitted question – for diocesan leaders: Has your diocese developed a Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment strategy that integrates and shares data from a student information system, a curriculum mapping tool, a curriculum delivery tool, and assessments for data-driven decision-making and curriculum evaluation? Does your diocese use a data warehouse and analytic software for the collection, storage, and reporting of data?  If so, what data warehouse and analytic tool are you using? Do your diocese have a data team as part of their education department?  If so, what is the size of the data team?

Monday Morning Meeting:

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

 
This week’s question: How has your school or religious education group partnered with Catholic service organizations such as Catholic Relief Services or Catholic Charities on community service and philanthropy projects?

Monday Morning Meeting: Lenten Traditions

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question:
“What are your school and parish Lenten traditions?” Share your feedback with us at nceatalk@ncea.org. You may see your contribution in a future blog post or a future issue of Momentum!

Monday Morning Meeting: CSW Discussion Posts

On Mondays, NCEA Talk presents member submitted topic or question for discussion. Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country by leaving your comments or emailing nceatalk@ncea.org.

This week’s question:
“What was your favorite Catholic Schools Week memory this year?” Share your feedback with us at nceatalk@ncea.org. You may see your contribution in a future blog post or a future issue of Momentum!