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.

  • Momentum

    Since 1970, the publication has offered relevant, timely and important articles and best practices in the realm of Catholic education.

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  • Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Awards

    NCEA is proud to continue the NCEA Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Awards Program that formally recognizes extraordinary young people in our Catholic schools

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  • Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards

    Recognizing the outstanding efforts, contributions and achievements on behalf of Catholic school education.

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Catholic Schools Infographic

More than 6,300 Catholic schools across the country provide academic excellence and faith-filled education to over 1.8 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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Upcoming Events

2019 NCEA New Directions STREAM 3.0 Conference

The 2019 NCEA New Directions STREAM 3.0 Conference provides an excellent follow-up to the 2017 NCEA and FADICA national market research study conducted to understand better the perception of Catholic schools in the U.S. and the greatest opportunities for improving and promoting Catholic education across a wide range of audiences.


2019 NCEA Institute for Catholic School Leaders (ICSL 2019)

The 2019 NCEA Institute for Catholic School Leaders (ICSL 2019) is the foremost annual gathering dedicated to serving current elementary and secondary principals, presidents, pastors, and school board leadership in Catholic schools. Additionally, ICSL 2019 is an excellent opportunity for professional development in the preparation of the next generation of leaders in these positions desiring to serve in Catholic schools.



NCEA webinars cover trending and need-to-know topics relevant to your career in Catholic education. All participants will receive the recorded webinar and presentation files for reference and inclusion among other professional learning resources. For inquiries regarding webinars, contact Andrea Chavez-Kopp, Assistant Director for Educational and Formation Programs at

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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

Meet the Proclaim Team