NCEA Offers Professional Development Sessions to Enhance Teaching and Leadership Skills

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Summer is the ideal time to become a more proficient educator. Take advantage of these learning opportunities offered by NCEA during the summer and fall. Visit the NCEA we bsite-www. n cea. o rg-to registe r.

May 31 to June 7

Institute for the Preparation of Seminary Formation Staff and Advisors

Theological College of The Catholic University of America Washington, D.C.

Every year, seminary teachers, formation advisors, spiritual directors and administrators convene for eight days at the Institute for the Preparation of Seminary Formation Staff and Advisors to gain excellent theological, pastoral and practical resources-especially for those newly assigned to seminary faculties. The institute provides an experience of community and conversation that evokes a renewed commitment to provide the best possible programs of priestly formation for a new generation of priests. Attendees will receive the four-volume set of "The Core Elements of Priestly Formation Programs: A Collection of Readings."

Registration

$1,000 (includes lodging at the Theological College, meals and program)

$640 commuter rate (does not include lodging)

Mail check to:

Sulpician Provincial House,

Attn: Janine Vary

5408 Roland Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland 21210-1988

For More Information

Kathy Schmitt

(571) 451-2881

kschmitt@ ncea. org

June 19 to 21

Leadership and Technology

DePaul University Chicago, Illinois

Technology in Catholic schoos, the future of education and learning.

For school leaders and technology coordinators

For More Information

Tony Vargas

(571) 257-0025

tvargas@ ncea. org

June 26 to 28

Wisdom and Witness

University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio

A symposium for religion teachers, campus ministers, school principals and assistant principals with the theme "Catholic Identity and the New Evangelization through the Lens of Adolescents."

Registration

Before June 1

NCEA member, $299; $349 non-member After June 1

NCEA member, $349; $399 non-member

Housing

Options include university on-campus rooms, as well as blocks of NCEA group-rate rooms at area hotels. Contact NCEA for more details

For More Information

Tony Vargas

(571) 257-0025

tvargas@ ncea. org

June 30 to July 2

Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative Conference

Nashville, Tennessee Doubletree by Hilton Nashville Hotel

Catholic schools across the country are implementing the National Catholic School Standards and Benchmarks. The Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative Conference will assist Catholic school leaders and teachers in learning more about the Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative and how to implement it successfully. The conference will provide Catholic educators with a template and then use that template to help teachers to develop unit lesson plans based on the Common Core framework and that are infused with those elements that define our Catholic faith.

Registration

Before May 15

NCEA Member: $299 each for the first one or two team members from a school; $199 for each additional team member after two.

After May 15

$349 each for the first one or two team members from a school; $249 for each additional team member after two.

Non-member fee is the applicable NCEA member price plus $50.

Housing

Doubletree by Hilton Nashville Hotel

$152 (single/double/triple/quad) plus tax

For More Information

Lucy Shufflebarger

(571) 257-0029

lshufflebarger@ncea.org

July 9 to 11-East Coast Session

July 16 to 18-West Coast Session

July 23 to 25-Midwest Session

The Cure for the Common Core Conference

This conference will assist Catholic school educators at the elementary and secondary levels, and leaders from schools of education of Catholic colleges, in learning more about the Common Core and how to implement it successfully, including the foundation for a Catholic identity component. …

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