Professional Development

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

NCEA 2022

Thank you to the 2,000 plus NCEA 2022 Convention attendees. You made it a great comeback gathering for Catholic school educators and leaders. Thank you, too, to our amazing presenters for relevant and important professional development. And a big thank you to the exhibitors for keeping Catholic schools up-to-date on everything from fundraising, to uniforms, to classroom resources and so much more! See you all in Dallas/Irving, TX for NCEA 2023!!

Spring Professional Development

NCEA offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities this spring. Please review the following list and join us online or in person!

Twentieth Annual Education Law Symposium

Co-sponsored by NCEA and Loyola Marymount University Center for Catholic Education, the Education Law Symposium is now in its twentieth year. Join us at the Brown Hotel, July 7 - 10, in Louisville, KY for the latest information on the law as it applies to Catholic education and ministry.

Catholic School Leaders Cohort

This year-long cohort for newer principals in Catholic schools will provide support and training through the lens of the NSBECS. Catholic school leaders will be led through the scenarios and learning modules rooted in the 4 Domains of the NSBECS. A hybrid cohort made up of leaders in Catholic schools throughout the country, led by NCEA staff, and joined by dynamic guest presenters, this program combines instruction, small group processing and support mechanisms to strengthen skills for newer leaders.

NCEA Catholic Leadership Summit and New Superintendents Academy

Save the dates! Who should attend? Superintendents, associate superintendents, and diocesan, order and system leaders. Join us in Arlington, Virginia!

  • New Superintendents Academy (October 15 – 16)
  • Catholic Leadership Summit (October 16 – 19)
NCEA 2023

NCEA 2023 will take place April 11-13 in Dallas/Irving, TX and is one of the largest private-education association gatherings in the nation, held in fellowship with the Archdiocese of Dallas. NCEA invites you to join us for this one-of-a-kind event that brings together Catholic and other religious educators from across the United States, Canada and other countries to exchange ideas and debut cutting-edge research and technologies related to education.