NCEA Podcast

This podcast is for leaders and teachers in the field of Catholic education. We elevate people who are doing great work and have a general focus on leadership successes and challenges in Catholic education.

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4 days ago

Alicia Jones from St. Mary of The Woods may be a one-woman music department, but that hasn't stopped her from making a big difference at her school. Join NCEA's Laura MacDonald on her virtual visit to the Diocese of Owensboro. (NSBECS Standard 2.6 Mission and Catholic Identity)

Thursday Sep 22, 2022

Find out how this all-boy high school promotes literacy, produces leaders and makes a positive impact on their community. NCEA's Laura MacDonald discusses service at St. Francis de Sales High School with Fr. Joe Newman, OSFS, Vice President and Janice Schlachter, M.Ed, Director of Marketing and Communications. This episode is sponsored by Disciples of Christ Education in Virtue. (NSBECS Standard 3 Mission and Catholic Identity, Standard 7, Academic Excellence)

Thursday Sep 15, 2022

Let's talk about expressing the Catholic Faith in Science Class with NCEA's Laura MacDonald and science teacher Isabel Utschig of Dominican High School. This episode is brought to you by NCEA Membership Services.

Tuesday Sep 13, 2022

Cross curricular units are becoming ever-more relevant in today’s classroom. With virtual and hybrid learning taking place, keeping students engaged in lessons can be difficult. By intertwining subjects with a common goal, students and teachers will be invested in the learning process. Our goal as educators is to continue to challenge teachers and students to think in new ways and to use new resources. In this podcast we will discuss the benefits of integrating cross curricular units into your classroom. This episode is sponsored by Archangel Education + Technology.

Thursday Sep 08, 2022

Join us in the Diocese of Sacramento where NCEA's Laura MacDonald sits down with classroom teacher Leticia Kawamura of Our Lady of Grace School to discuss strategies for building a caring classroom community.

Wednesday Sep 07, 2022

Private schools operating on razor-thin margins can often face challenges when seeking financing for necessary campus upkeep. Matt Johansen from America's Christian Credit Union and Elisa Carlson from Central Christian School discuss how they worked together to navigate a loan for a long-overdue campus renovation.

Thursday Sep 01, 2022

Dr. Lisa Bosco shares the story of how a Catholic elementary school in Dallas earned the National Blue Ribbon twice and how proud she is of the community culture that was created throughout the pandemic. Strength in Catholic identity, a focus on academic excellence, and leadership from a school president for strong operational vitality make Christ the King Catholic School of Dallas a thriving community.

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

Dr. Julie Vogel, Vice President of Catholic Schools at Renaissance, joins NCEA on the podcast this week to discuss the importance of academic data for Catholic schools and how to use it effectively.

Thursday Aug 18, 2022

Sr. Mary Patricia Earl, IHM, PhD joins the podcast to explore her book, Building the Builders, which not only provides insight on the spiritual care of students, but also focuses on the faith formation and prayer life of school leaders.

Thursday Aug 11, 2022

Curriculum Coordinator Alexandra Kelleher and Principal Marissa Carroll from The Notre Dame School in Santa Barbara, CA join the podcast to share the successes and challenges that have come with implementing multiage instruction at their school.


National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)

NCEA is the largest, private professional education association in the world. NCEA works with Catholic educators to support ongoing faith formation and the teaching mission of the Catholic Church. Our membership includes nearly 140,000 educators serving 1.6 million students in Catholic education.

As a professional association whose focus is Catholic school education, NCEA’s focus is to lead, learn and proclaim by:

  • Developing current and future leaders;
  • Providing educational resources and strategically expanding professional development opportunities for those committed to the mission of Catholic education; and
  • Serving as the national voice for Catholic schools

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