Leadership Development

Rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, NCEA's Leadership Development team provides spiritual and professional development opportunities, networks of support, and resources to leaders of Catholic schools in arch/diocesan offices of Catholic school education, Catholic school systems, parishes, and the administrators who serve in Catholic schools.    


  • NCEA Consulting Services and Speakers Bureau

    Catholic education leaders are facing tough decisions about the future of their schools. Whether you are grappling with the strategic planning process, need to evaluate current programs or develop new initiatives, cultivate effective school boards, improve school culture, increase advancement efforts, institute staff evaluation and growth processes, access technology priorities or learn to use analytics to support student outcomes and increase student retention, we can help.

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  • Institute for Catholic School Leaders 2018

    The 2018 NCEA Institute for Catholic School Leaders (ICSL 2018) is an annual leadership gathering dedicated to serving current and aspiring elementary and secondary principals, presidents, pastors and school board leaders working on behalf of Catholic schools. Registration is now open!

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  • NCEA 2019 Convention and Expo

    NCEA 2019 Convention & Expo will take place April 23 -25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois and is the largest private-education association gathering in the nation, held in fellowship with the Archdiocese of Chicago.  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. The Call for Proposals for NCEA 2019 is NOW OPEN.

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  • CLS 2018 Call for Proposals Open

    The Catholic Leadership Summit provides a professional development framework for diocesan, system, and network leadership. The Call for Proposals for CLS 2018 is NOW OPEN.

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Featured Resource

25 Lessons Learned in 25+ Years in Catholic School Development: THE WORKBOOK

This workbook is a companion to use along with the original text. It is filled with many questions, reflections, and action items with room to make notes. Will be an excellent resource to work with the teams, committees, boards, councils, and leadership groups in your Catholic school.

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Upcoming Events

Institute for Catholic School Leaders 2018

The 2018 NCEA Institute for Catholic School Leaders (ICSL 2018) is an annual leadership gathering dedicated to serving current and aspiring elementary and secondary principals, presidents, pastors and school board leaders working on behalf of Catholic schools. 

Registration is now open!

 

Catholic Leadership Summit and New Leaders Academy 2018

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 Call for Proposals for CLS 2018 is now open!

 

NCEA 2019 Convention and Expo

NCEA 2019 Convention & Expo will take place April 23 -25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois and is the largest private-education association gathering in the nation, held in fellowship with the Archdiocese of Chicago.  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.

The Call for Proposals for NCEA 2019 is NOW OPEN.

 


Webinars

NCEA Webinars are finished for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Expect new webinars for the 2018 - 2019 school year to begin in early fall. You can find past NCEA webinars on our YouTube channel.

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Additional Resources

(RE)-POSITIONING YOUR SCHOOL TO DRIVE ENROLLMENT

Perception and positioning are two of the most critical marketing concepts to understand.  Perception is how your customer sees your service or product, while positioning is how you wish to be seen.

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IMPROVE SCHOOL-TO-HOME COMMUNICATIONS AND PROMOTE STUDENT SUCCESS

 Catholic schools that embrace technology and data to improve school to home communication provide parents with the tools necessary to actively engage in their children’s education.

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Meet the Leadership Team


Religious Education Assessments

ACRE/IFG is being hosted on a new and improved platform.

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Momentum

Important articles and best practices in the realm of Catholic education.

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ICSL 2018

ICSL is an annual gathering dedicated to serving current and aspiring leaders working on behalf of Catholic schools.

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