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As a leader in Catholic school education, NCEA is committed to sharing and proclaiming the good news stories of Catholic education and providing marketing communication resources for Catholic schools to thrive.


  • NCEA Monthly Feature School: St. Louis Catholic School in Louisville, CO

    St. Louis Catholic School provides a solid academic foundation, but also believes in the importance of making children good Catholics and drawing children closer to Christ.

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  • Catholic School Matters

    For the 2017-2018 academic year, Catholic School Matters is presented by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and Dr. Tim Uhl, Superintendent, Montana Catholic Schools.

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Catholic Schools Infographic

Our 6,400 Catholic schools across the country provide academic excellence and faith-filled education to 1.9 million students nationwide. The good news is outstanding national test scores and high school graduation rates of 99%. Other important data show that Catholic schools frequently outperform schools in both the public and private sectors.

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2017 Infographic
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Upcoming Events

Catholic Leadership Summit 2017

The NCEA Catholic Leadership Summit is open to all NCEA members who are arch/diocesan superintendents, assistant or associate superintendents, directors of diocesan level offices of Catholic school education, leaders of religious congregation systems/networks of Catholic schools, and CHESCS members. The meeting begins on Sunday, October 22 and concludes on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. In addition to outstanding keynote and general sessions, and opportunities for leaders to network with each other, we are offering sessions in four leadership tracks at the Catholic Leadership Summit.

Webinars

Strong Catholic Families: New Paradigms in Play

October 17, 2017

Sacramental ministry calls for faith leaders to be committed to a formation and transformation that leads to living out the sacraments within the family and the faith community. This session will reveal successes and new methods and possibilities for embracing the fullness of sacramental living through vibrant sacramental ministry.

Register - 2 PM EDT

Dia de los Muertos: Infusing Catholic and Cultural Traditions Into Your Classroom

October 30, 2017

The Day of the Dead is an opportunity to bring Latin American cultural traditions into your classroom in relation to All Soul's Day and All Saint's Day. This Halloween, take the focus off of candy and costumes and use this teachable moment as way to engage students in the rich faith traditions and practices surrounding the Day of the Dead. Activity ideas and applications for all grade levels will be shared as well as an overview of the holiday and how it relates to the liturgical year here and around the world.

Register - 4 PM EDT

Additional Resources

Article: Image, Enrollment and Resources

One universal bond that unites all Catholic schools is the importance of marketing themselves for image, enrollment and resources. Learn More

Template: Strategic Marketing Planning

Year-round marketing for Catholic schools should be strategic and proactive. This template will help guide your team as you develop a marketing plan for your school. Learn More

Poster: A Dozen Reasons to Choose Catholic Schools

Showcase and share this poster to engage the community and demonstrate what makes Catholic schools stand out. Learn More

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NCEA 2018 Convention & Expo

Save the date! NCEA 2018 Convention & Expo in Cincinnati, April 3–5.

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NCEA 2018 Awards

Visit the NCEA Call for Nominations Awards Portal to nominate outstanding individuals and organizations.

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Continue to take advantage of the tools, resources and opportunities your NCEA membership provides!

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