Catholic School improvement efforts rely heavily on Leadership. In my 30 plus years of partnering with more than 6000 Catholic schools in 120 Catholic dioceses I can say with certainty that the difference between a good Catholic school and a great one is the school leader. I encourage all Catholic school leaders and in particular […]Read more "Catholic School Leadership is a Reflective Practice"
Easter is the culmination of the most important week in the Christian calendar, and marks the grand, triumphant culmination of the season of Lent. Although Easter is commonly associated with bunnies and eggs, chicks and flowers, the true meaning of Easter centers on the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. When teaching Easter in the […]Read more "Teaching Easter in Classrooms"
Yesterday The growth of the Catholic schools in this country really received its impetus from the Plenary Councils of Baltimore in the late 1880’s. In the Third Council of Baltimore it was decreed that every parish must have a parish school. It was also suggested that these schools were to be free for every child. […]Read more "The Plenary Council of Baltimore to the New Millennium – “Steven Virgadamo” reflects on Catholic Schools"
This post and the image are originally from Fordham GSE News, the website for news from Fordham University. Last week, The Center for Catholic for School Leadership and Faith-Based Education hosted their first in a series of three Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminars focused on Leading Through Crisis. Catholic school leaders from New York City, Long Island, […]Read more "Catholic School Leaders Discuss Planning to Avert Crisis"
By the time October rolls around many parents are frustrated that an elementary school child is not eating well at school. Many have already succumbed to that ever-tempting “lunchables” and a bag of chips. Never forget that a child’s meal is a building block to their health and academic success in school. Here are a […]Read more "Steven Virgadamo discusses the Fall Semester, Lunch and Student Focus"
Classical education is an approach to education with origins in the classical world of Rome and Greece. Students who study classical education learn with an emphasis on seeking after truth and goodness through study of the liberal arts. The liberal arts include logic, rhetoric, grammar, geometry, arithmetic, astronomy, and music. It’s a unique way of […]Read more "New Classical Catholic Academy Opens In Colorado"
This is a press release, and can be found at PR.com New York, NY, October 14, 2016 –(PR.com)– Fordham University – the Jesuit University of New York – selected Steve Virgadamo to launch the 2016-2017 Entrepreneurial Leadership Series. The invitation only Leadership Series sponsored by Fordham University will focus on Leading through Crisis. Dr. Gerald […]Read more "Steve Virgadamo Selected to Launch the Entrepreneurial Leadership Series at New York’s Fordham University"