Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

Teachers in Catholic schools model the Gospel in all they do. The relationships they build with students affect them throughout their lives. NCEA is pleased to celebrate all Catholic education teachers during the week of May 4-8. Click here for resources and tools for Teachers Appreciation Week and follow NCEA on Twitter and Facebook to […]

Weekly Round Up – 5/1/2015

Didn’t have the chance to check in with NCEA Talk each day? We’ve got you covered. Each Friday NCEA Talk will post a round up of Catholic education news and resources from the week. In case you missed it… Monday Morning Meeting: Share your knowledge and resources with your Catholic school educators across the country […]

Catholic Schools Achieve Well on National Assessment of Educational Progress

On April 29, 2015, the National Center for Educational Statistics released the results of the Grade 8 NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) tests in U.S. History, Geography and Civics. Complete results for public and Catholic school results were published; other private school levels of participation did not reach levels required for reporting more than scale […]

Upcoming Webinar: Committee Driven Boards

Join NCEA and Dale R. Hoyt, Ed.D., Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of Hartford, tomorrow for the Committee Driven Boards webinar. This webinar will provide school administrators and board members with concrete examples and tactics to propel the successes of committee-driven boards. Board structure, roles and responsibilities, committee types, and recruiting strategies will be just […]

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 [email protected]. 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 […]

Charism & Culture: Cultivating Catholic Identity in Catholic Schools

“A school is authentically and distinctively Catholic when it a) fosters relationships that are both human and divine, and b_ when in inculcate awareness about how knowledge, culture, and faith of all peoples are interconnected and find their true originis in God. This model presents a special Catholic character and contribution that is relational, global, […]

#EarthDay: Parish and School Working Together to Translate Faith into Environmental Action

The following article by Sharon Horvath and Andy Pike originally appeared in the September/October issue of Momentum.  “TO PROMOTE THE JOYFUL STEWARDSHIP OF OUR EARTH THROUGH SPIRITUALITY, SIMPLICITY, AND SUSTAINABILITY.” This is the mission of the Creation Care Ministry of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Indianapolis. This mission was formalized in the fall of 2007 when several members of the parish who regularly saw […]

NCEA is Hiring: Director of Leadership Development

After conducting an initial search for a Director of Leadership Development, NCEA is reopening the search for this position in order to find the very best candidate to meet the needs of our members. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for implementation and oversight of innovative leadership development programs and services, as well as online tools and resources […]