Tag: Catholic education
It was a special time for Tom McCarver when the National Catholic Educational Association held its annual convention in Minneapolis in 1997. The 13,000 educators from around the country set an attendance record, and, for McCarver, then director of Catholic Education and Formation Ministries in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the NCEA convention […]
Three Catholic elementary schools are adding educational innovation to the classroom this fall.
Athletic directors at several Catholic elementary schools told The Catholic Spirit that, while their schools and parishes have no written policy about when sports teams may play or practice, many tend to allow no sports activity before noon on Sundays.
Grant money brings diversity experts to two St. Paul schools
Back in 1955, the Catholic Aid Association began offering scholarship money to help the children of members go to college.
Some $2.8 million later, the scholarship program of the 84,000-member nonprofit fraternal benefit company is still in the works, evolving just as Catholic Aid has evolved into Catholic United Financial.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has extended its contract with Jill Reilly and changed her title to superintendent of Catholic schools.
Amid rising costs and enrollment challenges, a new committee is examining the issues and needs of the archdiocese’s Catholic schools in order to enhance academic excellence and provide access to all families that desire a Catholic education for their children.
The Alliance for Catholic Education, a program of the University of Notre Dame, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a cross-country bus tour making stops at 50 schools along the way. The Fighting for Our Children’s Future National Bus Tour included stops at two schools in the archdiocese, Blessed Trinity in Richfield and Good Shepherd in Golden Valley.
Enhanced innovation, staffing among collaborative’s goals