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The Barbara and Patrick Roche
Center for Catholic Education

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The Roche Center for Catholic Education strengthens Catholic education through the generation and promotion of research and research–based educational innovations to lead the transformation of Catholic education.

In the News

The Roche Center at the 2014 NCEA Annual Conference

Staff from The Roche Center will be attending the Annual National Catholic Educational Association's (NCEA) Conference in Pittsburgh from April 22nd - April 24th. Staff members and doctoral students will be leading sessions on the Two-Way Immersion Network of Catholic Schools, The Jesuit High School Study, and The National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.  For a complete list of Roche Center Sessions, please click here.

Roche Center Featured in The Boston College Chronicle

The Chronicle features an article on the innovative programs sponsored by The Roche Center and how Catholic school leaders are using the new resources they gain and the relationships they foster to transform their schools. The Boston College Chronicle

Keeping the Faith

Kristin Melley, Associate Director of the Roche Center, recently published an article in Today's Catholic Teacher focusing on Catholic identity and professional development for Catholic school teachers. Today's Catholic Teacher

Calendar of Events

If you are interested in attending any of the events listed below or would like additional information, please contact us at

September 23rd: 4:00pm - 8:00pm, School Advisory Boards and Fiscal Responsibility, The Connors Conference Center

November 13th: Board Series Workshop, Co-Sponsored with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston and the Catholic Schools Foundation

November 19th: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Using Assessments and Data to Inform Your Program, The Connors Conference Center

March 4th: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Faculty Faith Formation and Creating Diverse Worhsip Experiences, The Connors Conference Center

April 7th - April 9th: National Catholic Educational Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida

May 6th - May 9th: Emmaus Cohort 14 Spring Retreat, The Wylie Inn and Confernece Center



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