The Roche Center for Catholic Education forms Catholic school educators to become agents of change who work to create excellent Pre K-12 schools. Through our advocacy and research-based professional development programs, we help Catholic schools live out their mission to educate children for faith-filled, successful lives. Please learn more about us by looking through our programs, and our support of dual-language immersion schools.
In the Spotlight
Catholic Ed 4 All Podcast featuring Kristin Melley
Kristin Melley, Director of Professional Development at the Roche Center for Catholic Education, talks about her background and what led her to Boston College and to the Roche Center. She details the eight-credit Certificate for Exceptional Learners in Catholic Education offered by the Lynch School of Education and Human Development and Human Development at Boston College.
Listen to the podcast here.
Dr. Sonia Nieto Announced as Keynote Speaker for TWIN-CS Summer Academy
The Roche Center for Catholic Education is pleased to announce that the TWIN-CS Summer Academy will have as its keynote speaker Dr. Sonia Nieto. Dr. Nieto is an award-winning author, educator, and advocate for diversity, equity, and social justice in education. Her research focuses on multicultural education, teacher education, and the education of students of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To learn more about TWIN-CS and the great work they do with dual language immersion schools, visit their site here.
Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill Honored at NCEA 2019
Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill Ph.D., the Director of the Roche Center for Catholic Education, was honored along with Lorraine Ozar Ph.D. and Merylann "Mimi" J. Schuttloffel, Ph.D. at the NCEA 2019 Conference for her contribution to the Journal of Catholic Education, and for her outstanding commitment to advancing Catholic education nationally.
Emmaus Series Cohort 17 Commencement
This May, the Emmaus Series leaders of cohort 17 concluded their journeys with a closing retreat, held at the Connors Family Retreat and Conference Center. Congratulations to these wonderful Catholic school leaders who are working for transformative change at their schools.
You can learn more about the Emmaus Leadership Series here.