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Dr. Tim Uhl, the dynamic Catholic school superintendent of Montana Catholic schools, interviews thought leaders in Catholic education.
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Sep 18, 2019

The Catholic School Matters Radio Hour September 18th features the origin stories of 4 brand new Catholic schools.  Dr. Tim Uhl is joined by Cristo Rey St. Viator HS founding president Fr. Tom von Behren CSV (1:38), founding principal of Kolbe Catholic Academy John Petruzzelli (12:24), founding principal of Odessa's Holy Cross HS Carolyn Gonzalez (34:12), and president of Bismarck's Light of Christ Catholic School's Gerald Vetter (48:19) who describes the brand new St. Mary's Central HS.  #catholicschoolmatters

Sep 11, 2019

The first episode of Season 4 of the Catholic School Matters focuses on the Mustard Seed Project Oct 7-9 in Chicago.  Host Dr. Tim Uhl is joined by three presenters at the conference: Dr. Mike Boyle of the Greeley Center (1:29) explains the focus of the conference; Curtis Kleisinger of Mother Teresa Academy of Regina, SK (14:48) explains the tiered interventions of his school; and Dr. Keith Crowley of St. John's Prep of MA (31:19) describes their wellness programs supporting student health. #catholicschoolmatters

May 22, 2019

The May 22nd Catholic School Matters Radio Hour with Dr. Tim Uhl features 4 great guests: Dr. Timothy O'Malley from the McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame discusses liturgy in Catholic schools; Jill Anable from the Dio of Grand Rapids & Julie Cantillon from the Dio of San Diego discuss their innovative professional development programs; and Bernard Dumond discusses work supporting Catholic schools #catholicschoolmatters

May 15, 2019

Episode 154 of the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour with Dr. Tim Uhl presents two great conversations which happened at the NCEA 2019 Convention.  First, Sr. Angie Shaughnessy of LMU discusses legal issues in and around Catholic schools and then a panel of Catholic university leaders (Tom Kiely from Marquette, Sr. Rosemarie Nassif from LMU, and Kristin Melley from the Roche Center at Boston College) discuss how Catholic universities support Catholic K-12 schools. #catholicschoolmatters

May 1, 2019

This week's Catholic School Matters Radio Hour (Episode 153) is five great conversations between Dr. Tim Uhl and Catholic school leaders from across the country.  Jason Curtis, the principal of Cardinal Gibbons HS; Steve Perla, the superintendent from Fall River; Dr. Beate Nguyen, the principal of St. Augustine in LA; Dr. Paul Barker, president of OL Good Counsel HS in MD; and Mary Ann Murphy, the long-time principal of Immaculate Conception in downtown LA.  #catholicschoolmatters

Apr 17, 2019

Episode #152 of the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour contains a great conversations with Bishop George Murry (1:17 mark) of Youngstown about bishop accountability, Dr. Liz Guneratne (17:47) of Moreau Catholic HS discussing the joys of being a principal, and Dr. Dan DiLeo (43:08) of Creighton University discussing Laudato Si.  #catholicschoolmatters

Apr 10, 2019

In this episode of the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour, Dr. Tim Uhl is joined by 5 great Catholic school leaders from the Archdioces of Agana.  First, Superintendent Richard Alvia discusses the Catholic school landscape and then 4 Catholic school leaders--an elementary principal, a high school principal, a high school theology teacher, and a president all share their experience and journey as Catholic school educators on the island.  #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 27, 2019

The Catholic School Matters Radio Hour for March 27th focuses on the Cristo Rey High School model.  Dr. Tim Uhl is joined by Elizabeth Goettl, the CEO of the Cristo Rey network; three students and three teachers from Cristo Rey New York HS; and two staff members from the Corporate Work Study program from NYC.  It's a great look inside the innovative Catholic school model serving underprivileged students.  #catholicschoolmatters

Mar 13, 2019

The Catholic School Matters Radio Hour for March 13, 2019 hosted by Dr. Tim Uhl has three guest conversations: Dr. Tim McNiff, the retiring superintendent for the Archdiocese of New York Catholic Schools; Abigail Akano, the principal of one of the Partnership Schools in NYC (Sacred Heart School in the Bronx); and Katie Prejean, the youth ministry speaker/author/presenter.  #catholicschoolmatters

Feb 27, 2019

Four great conversations on this week's Catholic School Matters Radio Hour.  First, Dr. Massimo Faggioli joins Dr. Tim Uhl to discuss the current leadership crisis in the church; anti-bullying author Jodee Blanco then discusses her work and its application to Catholic schools; Caroline Sliney, the Head of School for Blessed Sacrament in NYC, talks about her school's successes; and Jack Peterson of Managing for Mission explores leadership and mission in Catholic schools.  #catholicschoolmatters

Feb 27, 2019

Four great conversations on this week's Catholic School Matters Radio Hour.  First, Dr. Massimo Faggioli joins Dr. Tim Uhl to discuss the current leadership crisis in the church; anti-bullying author Jodee Blanco then discusses her work and its application to Catholic schools; Caroline Sliney, the Head of School for Blessed Sacrament in NYC, talks about her school's successes; and Jack Peterson of Managing for Mission explores leadership and mission in Catholic schools.  #catholicschoolmatters

Feb 13, 2019

The Catholic School Matters Radio Hour is a combination of three great conversations with Dr. Tim Uhl.  The first guest is Dr. Brandi Odom-Lucas from Verbum Dei HS in Los Angeles and the second is Brigid Cashman from Frances Xavier Warde School in Chicago.  Both guests share the unique stories of their respective schools.  Then Dr. Timothy Walch comes on to discuss 19th century tensions in and around American Catholic schools and the implications on the present day #catholicschoolmatters

Feb 6, 2019

Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour is joined by 4 guests who are all playing major roles in the upcoming NCEA Annual Convention April 23-25 in Chicago: Matt Russell (3:00) from NCEA discusses the logistics and the offerings; counselor and speaker Roy Petitfils (14:50) discusses his talk; keynote speaker Dr. Ann Garrido (30:19) discusses her hopes for her presentation; and Catholic speaker Mike Patin (1:07) talks about his two topics which he will present at Convention.  #catholicschoolmatters

Jan 30, 2019

The January 30th Catholic School Matters Radio Hour starts with a leadership lesson from Kent Hickey, president of Seattle Prep.  Then attention shifts to Bismarck, North Dakota.  Host Dr. Tim Uhl meets with Gerald Vetter, the president of Light of Christ Catholic Schools, to discuss their remarkable success and then with Mike McMahon of the University of Mary who discusses their enrollment growth and commitment to Catholic identity.  #catholicschoolmatters

Jan 23, 2019

Four great guests join Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour to celebrate School Choice Week: John Schoenig of ACE/Notre Dame, Myles Mendoza of Empower Illinois, Jonathan Priest from Our Lady of Charity in Cicero, and Courtney Collins-Shapiro from the Drexel Fund.  The panelists discuss progress on school choice and the challenges ahead.  #catholicschoolmatters

Jan 16, 2019

Guardian Catholic Schools in Jacksonville, Florida is spotlighted on this week's Catholic School Matters Radio Hour.  Serving a predominantly African-American student population and benefitting from Florida's school choice program, Guardian Catholic Schools' president, teachers, former superintendent, and current students all help explain its special mission #catholicschoolmatters

Jan 9, 2019

This week's episode of the Catholic School Matters Radio Hour sponsored by NCEA is focused on Disaffiliation.  Dr. Tim Uhl is joined by three great guests who discuss disaffiliation--Dr. Julie Rubio from the Jesuit School of Theology, John Vitek the CEO of Saint Mary's Press, and Dr. Patrick Manning of Seton Hall.  #catholicschoolmatters

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