Catholic School Matters

Dr. Tim Uhl, the dynamic Catholic school superintendent of Montana Catholic schools, interviews thought leaders in Catholic education.
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Apr 10, 2017

The innovative and data-driven visionary superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago schools, Dr. Jim Rigg, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the "Catholic School Matters" podcast to discuss measures of school vitality, implementing change, and turning around schools.

Apr 6, 2017

Three guests join the podcast: Beth Foraker of the National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion, Jay Dunlap, the President of Madonna School in Omaha, Nebraska, and Dan Sherman, the principal of St. Madeline Sophie in Bellevue, WA.  All three people offer their unique perspective on inclusion in Catholic schools.

Apr 3, 2017

Kathy Mears, the dynamic superintendent of the Archdiocese of Boston's Catholic schools, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the "Catholic School Matters" podcast to discuss innovations and new directions for Catholic schools in Boston.

Mar 30, 2017

Dr. Hosffman Ospino, the well-regarded theology professor from Boston College, shares his insights on Latinos in the United States and their impact on the American Catholic Church.  He joins "Catholic School Matters" with Dr. Tim Uhl.

Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Luis Fraga, the thoughtful and insightful professor from Notre Dame, share his thoughts on Latinos in the United States--their impact, trends, and influences.  He joins "Catholic School Matters" with Dr. Tim Uhl to discuss the present and future of Latinos in the American Catholic Church.

Mar 23, 2017

The Executive Director of the Specialty Family Foundation, Joe Womac, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the "Catholic School Matters" podcast to discuss their involvement with Catholic schools in Los Angeles. #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 20, 2017

Jill Kafka, the dynamic Executive Director of the Partnership Schools in New York City, describes her innovative work promoting inner-city Catholic schools.  She jons the "Catholic School Matters" podcast with Dr. Tim Uhl to describe the what, why, and how of the Partnership Schools.

Mar 16, 2017

Coach Jim McLaughlin, the outstanding women's volleyball coach at Notre Dame University, joins the podcast to discuss building a team culture, offering feedback, and coaching at a Catholic university. #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 13, 2017

The president of Dallas Cristo Rey joins the podcast to explain this innovative model and its success in Dallas.  #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 9, 2017

Four relatively new principals join the podcast to offer advice on mastering the principalship in Catholic schools: Arica Prado from Ft. Worth, Domenic Franconi from Michigan, Carrie Fuller from Los Angeles, and Chris Gavin from Tacoma.  #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 6, 2017

Sister Cecilia Sehr, the longtime science teacher at Dallas Bishop Lynch High School, joins the podcast to discuss her teaching vocation and life as a religious sister.

Feb 27, 2017

The Associate Director for Public Policy at the USCCB joins Dr. Tim Uhl to discuss school choice issues and the political climate of DC.  #catholicschoolmatters

Feb 20, 2017

Julian Hanlon, the Executive Director of the CCSTA (Canadian Catholic Schools Trustees Association) joins the podcast to discuss Catholic schools in Canada.

Feb 17, 2017

Dr. Tom Evans, the dynamic president of Carroll College (Montana), describes the challenges, struggles, and successes of a small Catholic college.  Ensuring Catholicity, affordability, and marketing echo the struggles of many K-12 Catholic schools.

Feb 13, 2017

The best-selling author of The Gift of Failure discusses the implications of her work on learning and parenting on Catholic schools.

Feb 6, 2017

Dr. Uhl interviews educational consultant Helen Dahlman, the former principal and president of Risen Christ School in Minneapolis, an inner-city dual language school.  Helen shares her leadership philosophy and her approach to accessibility in Catholic schools.

Feb 3, 2017

The long-time and well-regarded youth minister from the Diocese of Helena, Doug Tooke, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the "Catholic School Matters" podcast to discuss how lessons learned from youth ministry could inform the ministry of Catholic schools.

Feb 2, 2017

Fr. Brian O'Brien, the president of Tulsa's Bishop Kelley High School, joins the podcast to discuss his own vocation, his ministry, and his recommendations to school leaders for promoting vocations.

Feb 1, 2017

Rebeca Bautista, the principal of the innovative and growing Archdiocese of Miami Virtual Catholic School, joins Dr. Uhl to describe the venture.

Jan 31, 2017

The Director of K-12 programs from the Cardinal Newman Socieity, Dr. Guernsey joins the podcast to explain the Catholic Curriculum Standards project and the Cardinal Newman Society's attempt to influence Catholic schools.

Jan 30, 2017

The Chair of the NCEA Board of Directors, Bishop George Murry, SJ of the Diocese of Youngstown joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the "Catholic School Matters" podcast to discuss the direction of the NCEA and of Catholic schools in general.

Jan 23, 2017

The former superintendent in Paterson and ACE alum John Eriksen, who now serves as the Executive Director of the Drexel Fund, a venture philanthropy fund supporting innovative Catholic schools joins Dr. Uhl for a discussion about the future of Catholic schools.

Jan 16, 2017

The innovative Director of Schools in the Diocese of San Diego (aka the Superintendent) talks about leadership initiatives, his unique path to the most powerful position in American Catholic Schools, and his favorite daughter.  Does anyone read this?

Jan 9, 2017

The Assistant Superintendent of the San Jose Catholic Schools and Director of the Drexel Schools initiative describes the program's beginnings and future.

Jan 6, 2017

Dr. Vogel, the dynamic Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, joins Dr. Uhl to talk about innovations in Houston and her philosophy of leadership. Dr. Kevin Baxter joins the conversation, too.

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