Marketing Essentials for Catholic Schools: Data, DCSW and Branding

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 […]

Catholic Schools Week: Celebrating Your Community

This blog was contributed by Matt Russell, Chief Advancement & Business Development Officer at the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) in Arlington, VA. As we begin our celebration of Catholic Schools Week, January 26 – February 1, we look to acknowledge the different facets that make a Catholic school such a special and meaningful place. […]

How Catholic schools in the Diocese of Grand Rapids celebrated Catholic Schools Week

More than 6,600 students in 30 Catholic schools across the Diocese of Grand Rapids celebrated National Catholic Schools Week from January 28 – February 3, 2018. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed” with events highlighting how Catholic education provides lifelong benefits for students and their communities. In honor of Catholic Schools […]

Celebrating Families

Parents, guardians and other family members play a vital role in Catholic education. Not only do they volunteer at the school, they instill values and expectations for academic excellence in their children at home. We acknowledge the role of families in Catholic education and celebrate their contributions to the success of our schools on the […]