Professional Development

High-quality professional development creates a space for NCEA members to share ideas and collaborate in their learning.

NCEA 2021 Convention (April 6-8, 2021)

Ignite. Unite. Inspire. Ignited for Transformation. United in Community. Inspired by Faith. Be a part of the largest gathering of mission-driven teachers and leaders just like you. Join the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and be ignited for transformation, united in community and inspired by faith as you connect with and learn from a nationwide group of Catholic school educators. New for 2021 is the watch party where your whole school staff has a pass for Convention for one rate. Check out the individual and watch party registrations and choose the best one for you or your school. This is your conference, done your way with notable keynote speakers, networking, best practices, learning tracks and much more for transformational educators and leaders. Register TODAY!

Catholic Leadership Summit 2021 (Fall 2021)

CLS 2021 is an opportunity to be inspired by content experts and thought leaders at the forefront of transformational and spiritual leadership in Catholic schools. If you're an (arch)diocesan leader or Catholic K-12/higher education school leader, this is the professional learning and collaboration event tailor-made for you. Taking place virtually, CLS 2021 will empower you as a Catholic school leader to connect with and learn from other leaders around the country and gather cutting-edge insight and actionable strategies. Our keynotes, breakout sessions, opportunities to gather in prayer and solidarity and professional learning groups are rooted in the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools (NSBECS) so that you can lead change and transformation in your communities and organizations. Stay tuned to this page for further information!