Here are several guidelines to capture the essence of CSW and ensure your festivities remain distinctly Catholic, high-quality and dedicated to cherishing the heartbeat of our schools—the people!
As choice expands, Catholic schools and systems should be ready to respond with gusto.
Written by Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, president of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. A new national study identifies new governance models emerging in Catholic higher education stemming from the downsizing and aging of founding religious congregations in the U.S. For Catholic schools who also depend upon religious congregations for their sponsorship, these […]
Written by Lincoln Snyder, President and CEO, NCEA, [email protected] By now you have heard or read that for the second year Catholic schools have grown. NCEA data shows Catholic school enrollment grew by 3.8 percent in 2021 – 2022 and rose again by .3 percent in 2022 – 2023. Catholic schools currently enroll 1,693,493 students […]
The following blog was contributed by Beth Rucinski, NCEA Educational Content Coordinator. Our Catholic schools play a significant role in the education system, providing quality education that nurtures the whole person – academically, spiritually and socially. However, with the competition for enrollment increasing, it is essential to implement a strategic marketing plan to attract students […]
Redundancies and silos are some of the biggest threats to financial sustainability in private schools. Redundancy can take many forms, from software redundancy—when different departments are using different software for the same purpose—to the redundancy of efforts among people at the school. Silos are created when people or software work without consideration for other school […]
The following blog was contributed by Frank Clement, director of strategic partnerships at America’s Christian Credit Union. Virtually every school, parish and diocese in America was financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consider the now-familiar experience of schools like Trinity Academy1: students were scheduled to return from spring break on March 23, 2020, but never […]
The following blog was contributed by Courtney Haindel, product marketing manager and FACTS^SPACE community manager at FACTS. Whether through their personal lives or careers, most people eventually realize that things are easier if you’re not doing them alone. We see this every year at our annual user conference, FACTS Elevate, as attendees start organizing casual […]
St. (Pope) John Paul II said, “Catholic education is above all a question of communicating Christ, of helping to form Christ in the lives of others.” As Hallow seeks to help our community live a Christ-like life and grow closer to God, we are excited to celebrate Catholic Schools Week this year and support the […]
The following blog was contributed by Petrus Development. A capital campaign is a targeted fundraising project meant to raise significant dollars in a relatively short period of time. Campaigns can be used to fund needed projects such as building repairs or the expansion of a campus to meet the needs of a growing organization. Campaigns […]