The Roche Center's research team designs, administers, analyzes, and presents studies on the top issues facing Catholic education today. These national initiatives have included the development of the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, Catholic Schools in an Increasingly Hispanic Church, and research on the designing Networks that transform schools to be Culturally and Linguistically Responsive.
Roche Center Research Fellows under the guidance and mentorship of Roche Center staff and Boston College faculty support current studies. These doctoral students gain experience in the field of Catholic education with opportunities for networking, professional development, presentation and publication. See the following links to learn more about research from the Roche Center or click here to learn more about the Roche Center Research Fellows program.