About the NCEA Advisory Councils

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) serves our members to fulfill the mission to lead, learn and proclaim the good news of Catholic school education. NCEA is pleased to work with the Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Advisory Councils that will serve as a representative voice of NCEA members and to help guide NCEA in our programs and services.

NCEA depends on experts in the field of Catholic school education who serve through a variety of capacities. With that in mind, prospective Advisory Council members may include – but are not limited to – teachers, principals, presidents, pastors, governing body members, diocesan leaders, friends/donors to Catholic school education, higher education members, partners, consultants and others committed to the future of Catholic school education. 

Call for Applications

NCEA is pleased to announce that the Call for Applications for the Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Advisory Councils is open as of November 20, 2018. If you believe you have time and talent to serve on an Advisory Council, or know of someone who would be a valuable addition, please take the time to submit an application. The deadline is 11:59 PM on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Please note that it is critical to have all the required documents as noted in the application instructions prior to beginning the application process. This year's application window will be announced soon and all candidacy applications must be received electronically. Those who are invited to join this year will be notified by early March 2019.

Applicants who are invited to join are asked to attend the Advisory Council Luncheon and Meeting on Monday, April 22, 2019 prior to the start of the NCEA 2019 Convention and Expo. It will be held at the Marriott Marquis Chicago from noon to 3:00 PM. Additionally, Advisory Council members are invited to the President’s Reception and Dinner as the guest of Dr. Thomas Burnford, NCEA President and CEO that evening beginning at 6:00 PM. Applicants are asked to be mindful of these Advisory Council calendar dates.

More information about the Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Advisory Councils is available online.

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Council Areas of Expertise

The NCEA Lead. Learn. Proclaim Advisory Council candidates work closely with council committees with specialty in the following areas:

  • Assessment
  • Catholic Faith Integration
  • Catholic School Marketing & Branding
  • Catholic Schools Week & Year-Round Admissions & Marketing
  • Early Childhood
  • Educational Technology
  • Exceptional Learners
  • Governance Models
  • Hispanic/Latino Outreach
  • Leadership Development
  • Missionary Discipleship
  • NCEA Member Relations
  • Operational Vitality
  • Sports

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