Growing Together: Best Practices for Catholic Schools

The future of Catholic schools is dependent upon the sharing of best practices and resources across the nation. NCEA is committed to sharing best practices in the field with all members. Each best practice includes a topic area, an arch/diocese or school serving as a model and their process in meeting a need in Catholic education. The addition of best practices will be ongoing as new best practices are identified and shared by arch/dioceses.

Professional Development

Preparing for NCEA Convention & Expo - NCEA

Academic Excellence

Using Data to Inform Instructional Decisions
1:1 Technology Program (Chromebooks) - Archdiocese of Minneapolis & St. Paul
1:1 Technology Programs (iPads) – Diocese of Palm Beach

Catholic Identity

Faith Formation & Parish Partnerships – Diocese of Sioux City

Leadership & Governance

Regionalization – Archdiocese of New York
Managing Governance Change in PreK-12 Catholic Schools

Operational Vitality

Teacher Retention – Diocese of Orlando

Dual Language Immersion – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

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Teacher Retention
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Dual Language Immersion
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