Professional Development

In collaboration with leading experts and researchers at Boston College and around the world, the Roche Center offers innovative professional education opportunities throughout the year to support Catholic educators in the sacred work of formation. Within a supportive communal context, participants are invited to reflect not only on pedagogy, but on the personal and spiritual understanding of teaching and formation as a Christian vocation.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Academy

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The SELebrate Students Academy provides school leaders, faculty, and staff with resources to support students in the work of Social Emotional Learning, with an emphasis on how SEL can be adapted to meet the needs of the current moment.

Imago DEI: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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This year-long program supports the creation and promotion of school cultures that honor the dignity of every student and the development of equitable, inclusive curriculum, pedagogy, and policies.

Bilingual Education Certificate for Catholic Educators

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The Bilingual Education Certificate (BEC) is an instructional series designed for Catholic teachers who wish to earn a certificate from the Lynch School of Education and Human Development for bilingual education.

Encuentro Immersion Experience

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This one-credit course offered by the Lynch School of Education and Human Development examines the current reality of immigration and the education of immigrant children and families that occurs in schools.

Empowering Catholic Educators

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In the Empowering Catholic Educators Program, teachers are intentionally developed to become teacher-leaders, who play an active role in improving school culture and student learning outcomes.