The Barbara and Patrick Roche
Center for Catholic Education
Center for Catholic Education
the lynch school of education
In the News
November 24, 2013: Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill, Ph.D.,Executive Director of the Roche Center for Catholic Education, discusses enrollment issues facing Catholic schools in Western Massachusetts in the Worcester Telegram.
November 21, 2013: Kristin Melley, Associate Director of the Roche Center for Catholic Education, recently published an article in Today's Catholic Teacher focusing on Catholic identity and professional development for Catholic school teachers.
November 1, 2013: Staff members of the Roche Center for Catholic Education have been selected to present at the upcoming American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Annual Conference. Two research initiatives of the Roche Center, the Jesuit High Schools and National Study of Youth and Religion Project and the Two-Way Immersion Network of Catholic Schools, will be featured.
October 10, 2013: eColloquia, a newsletter for the Lynch School of Education of Boston College alumni and friends, featured an article, "Landmark Dual-Language Learning Launched in Catholic Schools," about the Roche Center's Two-Way Immersion Network.
September 2013: With the start of the school year, the Roche Center's Two-Way Immersion Network for Catholic Schools has received national media coverage for the implementation of dual-language programs in Catholic schools across the country:
August 28, 2013: Roche Center Executive Director, Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill and Associate Director, Kristin Melley, will be presenting at an upcoming conference at Loyola University, Chicago focusing on the National Catholic Standards. For more information on the conference, including registration information, please visit the link above.
August 7, 2013: The Daily Item: A feature article about the participation of administrators from St. Mary's Catholic School (Lynn, MA) in the Roche Center's national Leadership Team Initiative.
2013-2014 Calendar of Events
If you are interested in attending any of the events listed below or would like additional information, please contact us at email@example.com.
Wednesday, January 15th, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.: Emmaus C13 Workshop #2: Mission Driven Budgets, The Murray Room, Boston College
Thursday, January 16th, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Board Membership: Identifying Needs and Vetting Candidates, co-sponsored with the Catholic Schools Foundation, Inc.
Tuesday, February 11th, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Leadership Team Initiative Workshop #2, The Murray Room, Boston College
Wednesday, March 12th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Emmaus C13 Workshop #3: Teacher Evaluation, The Connors Conference Center
Tuesday, April 1st, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Emmaus Workshop: Building Community Partnerships and Managing Conflict, The Connors Conference Center
Wednesday, April 9th, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Leadership Team Initiative Workshop #3, The Murray Room, Boston College
Thursday, May 8th - Friday, May 9th: Emmaus C13 Retreat, They Wylie Inn and Conference Center