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.
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
The president of Dallas Cristo Rey joins the podcast to explain this innovative model and its success in Dallas. #catholicschoolmatters
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
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.
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
Julian Hanlon, the Executive Director of the CCSTA (Canadian Catholic Schools Trustees Association) joins the podcast to discuss Catholic schools in Canada.
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.
The best-selling author of The Gift of Failure discusses the implications of her work on learning and parenting on Catholic schools.
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.
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.
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.
Rebeca Bautista, the principal of the innovative and growing Archdiocese of Miami Virtual Catholic School, joins Dr. Uhl to describe the venture.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The Assistant Superintendent of the San Jose Catholic Schools and Director of the Drexel Schools initiative describes the program's beginnings and future.
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.
The energetic elementary principal in San Antonio has tripled the enrollment at St. Mary Magdalene.
Dr. Uhl interviews Terry Shields, the Executive Director of the Nativity Miguel Coalition. They discuss the innovative Nativity/Miguel model and the impact the schools have had on Catholic education.
Mary Beth Mueller, the longtime superintendent of the vibrant Diocese of Phoenix schools, offers wisdom for emerging Catholic administrators and thoughts on the challenges and successes of Catholic schools in Phoenix.
In lucky episode #13, Chris Mominey, the COO and Secretary for Education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, discusses the innovative governance models and the successes within his archdiocese. Mominey also discusses his work toward changing the culture of the Catholic schools toward a growth mindset.
Dr. Uhl interviews Christian Dallavis, the senior Director of Leadership Programs at the innovative and influential ACE (Alliance for Catholic Education) program at Notre Dame.