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Center for Catholic Education

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Learn more about one of the Roche Center's signature programs, the Urban Catholic Teacher Corps, and hear the voices of current members, principals, and leaders that are changing urban, Catholic education!

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

Emmaus Cohort 2015 Applications Being Accepted

The Roche Center for Catholic Education is now accepting applications for the 2015 Cohort of The Emmaus Series: A Leadership Advantage Program for Catholic School Leaders.  For more information about this opportunity, please visit The Emmaus Series Website.

The Roche Center and Boston College Welcome New Superintendent

The Roche Center, Boston College, local Catholic educators, and supporters of Catholic education welcomed the Archdiocese of Boston's new Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Kathleen P. Mears, at a reception hosted at the Cadigan Alumni Center at Boston College.  The Boston College Chronicle l The Pilot

Two-Way Immersion Network School, St. Leo the Great, Featured on Univision

Teachers, parents, and Principal Carol Johnosn of St. Leo the Great Catholic School, located in San Antonio, Texas, were featured on the area's Univision news outlet discussing the success of the school's bilingual education program.  St. Leo the Great is part of the Roche Center's Two-Way Immersion Network for Catholic Schools (TWIN-CS) and receives on-going support from the TWIN-CS Design Team, which is comprised of bilingual education experts at Boston College and other universities. Video Segment from Unvision

Calendar of Events

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

March 4th: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Faculty Faith Formation and Creating Diverse Worhsip Experiences, Boston College

March 24th: 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Emmaus Series Cohort 13 Graduation, 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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