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Catholic School Matters

Dr. Tim Uhl, the Secretary of Education for the Diocese of Buffalo, interviews thought leaders in Catholic education and explores best practices for a better future.
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Jul 1, 2024

The 19th and final innovation spotlight focuses on Diane Elliott, the Assistant Superintendent for Student Services in the Diocese of Arlington. Elliott helps build and support the school programs for diverse learners. She explains the origin, growth, and future of inclusion in the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Arlington. This podcast is a part of a series of podcasts featured on Catholic School Matters by Dr. Tim Uhl which is spotlighting Catholic school innovations and will be coming out in a book this fall published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters

Jun 24, 2024

Dr. Mariagnes Menden, the long-time principal of St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic School in Chicago, shares her school's journey from turning away a student in 2005 to now serving over 75 students with IEPs. The school has embraced its mission as a school which welcomes all. This podcast is part of a series of podcasts spotlighting innovations in Catholic schools which will be featured in the book due out this fall published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters

Jun 17, 2024

Patrick Reidy, the Vice President of Mission & Faith at JSerra High School in Orange County, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss JSerra's innovative faith formation model which has brought over 100 students into the Catholic faith over the past two decades. This podcast is a series of spotlights highlighting best practices and innovations in Catholic schools. #catholicschoolmatters

Jun 10, 2024

Dr. Cate O'Brien of CISE (Catholic Inner-City Education) of Cincinnati joins the Catholic School Matters podcast to describe this innovative model to support inner-city Catholic schools. This model supports under-resourced Catholic schools with funding and intentional academic support. This podcast is a part of a series of podcasts spotlighting best practices in Catholic schools. #catholicschoolmatters

Jun 3, 2024

Leonard Urso, principal of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Las Vegas, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss how the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) program is integrated into their elementary religious education program. This podcast is part of a series of podcasts exploring innovation in Catholic schools and will be featured in the upcoming NCEA publication, "A Brighter Future for Catholic Schools" due out late 2024. #catholischoolmatters

May 27, 2024

With a longstanding tradition of RCIA in their high school program, Tampa Jesuit High School stands out as a faith formation innovator. Tommy Killackey, the lay campus minister who directs the program, joins the podcast to discuss how the program originated and it is conducted. The program is responsible for bringing 100+ young men into the Catholic faith over the years. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on Catholic school innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

May 20, 2024

Tony Ortiz, the third president at the original Cristo Rey High School in Pilsen, joins the podcast to discuss recent developments at Cristo Rey High School and his own leadership journey. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on Catholic school innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

May 13, 2024

Amy Duke, the Director of the House System at Father Ryan High School in Nashville, discusses how the House System works at her school and in many Catholic schools who have adopted this new model to promote belonging and leadership in their schools. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on Catholic school innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

May 6, 2024

The President of GRACE (Green Bay Area Catholic Education), Kim Desotell, shares her experience as a woman in a leadership position in the church. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on Catholic school innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Apr 29, 2024

President Travis Russell, SJ joins the podcast to describe how this incredible Cristo Rey high school supports the young men of Watts. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Apr 22, 2024

Dr. Ed Hardiman, the Head of School at St. John's Prep, and Dr. Keith Crowley, the Principal/Associate Head of School at St. John's Prep, join Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss their efforts to make St. John's Prep an inclusive school and make every student feel loved and included, tying these efforts to their mission. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Apr 15, 2024

Mike Daniels, the Director of Education for the Lasallian San Francisco-New Orleans District (aka the Christian Brothers in the West and South), joins Dr. Tim Uhl to describe how the district is committed to growing its own leadership pipeline and forming new leaders, too. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Apr 8, 2024

Mayra Wilson, the Director of Latino Engagement in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss her efforts to increase Latino enrollment in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Schools. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Apr 1, 2024

Dr. John Barnhardt, the president of Bishop McNamara High School, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to describe how BMHS serves and responds to the needs of its students and community. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Mar 25, 2024

Mary Beth Lennon, the president of Mercy High School in Baltimore, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss her leadership journey and the opportunities she provides to young women. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Mar 18, 2024

Chris Rebuck & Dr. Chad Riley, the president and principal of Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas, join Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss their commitment to distributed leadership. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Mar 11, 2024

Kristy Dunn, the principal of St. Theresa Catholic School in Little Rock, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss how she has helped the school transform into a Latino-friendly school courtesy of the Latino Enrollment Institute at Notre Dame. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Mar 4, 2024

Jill Annable, the President/CEO of West Catholic High School in Grand Rapids, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss how the National Standards & Benchmarks drive school improvement. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

Feb 26, 2024

Jack Joyce, the Director of Mission and Ministry at St. Labre Catholic Schools, joins Dr. Tim Uhl on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss Catholic identity and transcendence at the St. Labre Catholic Schools. This podcast is part of the series of spotlights on innovation and are part of the upcoming book on innovation edited by Dr. Uhl and published by NCEA. #catholicschoolmatters.

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