Summer in the City

Take advantage of high-quality professional development opportunities and resources to keep you learning, growing and evolving as a Catholic educator in 2018

2018 NCEA New Directions Assessment Conference

June 18-20, 2018
The Inn at Penn| Philadelphia, PA

The annual NCEA New Directions Conference is the foremost summer gathering dedicated to serving current elementary and secondary teachers and school leaders as well as diocesan leaders.  The 2018 NCEA New Directions Assessment Conference (Assessment 2018) will provide top level education to on how Catholic schools can implement a comprehensive assessment program to monitor student progress and inform decision-making regarding instructional programs. 

2018 NCEA New Directions Assessment Conference 

Sixteenth Annual Education Law Symposium
July 5-8, 2018
Brown Hotel I Louisville, KY

Providing the latest information on the law as it applies to Catholic education and ministry. Topics will include: Athletics in Schools, Custody and Privacy Issues, DACA and Immigration, Faculty/Student Handbooks, Foreign Student Programs in Schools, Personnel Issues, Public Policy Issues, School Law updates, Special Education, Students with Medical Issues, Technology/Social Media Issues and Title IX: Sexual orientation/Gender identity. 

Education Law Symposium


Institute for Catholic Schools Leaders (ICSL 2018)
July 15-18, 2018
Hilton Los Angeles Airport I Los Angeles, CA

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.

2018 Institute for Catholic School Leaders


Bearing Witness
July 15-20, 2018
Washington, DC

In partnership with the Anti-Defamation League, The Eileen Ludwig Greenland National Bearing Witness Summer Institute brings together 40 Catholic school educators from around the country to engage in five days of intensive study designed to give them the skills and resources necessary to bring the lessons of anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and modern-day prejudice to their students and school communities.

Bearing Witness