Originally posted on TheCatholicSpiritWV.org A new tax law passed late last year could offer a great financial opportunity for parents or guardians paying Catholic school tuition or wishing to send children to Catholic school. The law contained a provision to expand “529 accounts,” tax-advantaged savings programs formerly limited to college costs, to include K-12 expenses. […]Read more "New Tax Law Could Offer Great Financial Opportunity in Paying Catholic School Tuition"
Because With an Incarnate View of the World, there are no Secular Subjects Deciding what type of school to enroll your child in can be difficult given the many options within today’s educational system. They each come with different philosophies, practices, and teaching methods, all of which have an enormous impact on a given child’s […]Read more "Why Catholic Schools?"
Originally posted on http://www.NCEA.org NCEA President/CEO Dr. Thomas Burnford, remarked, “By their example of living the Gospel, the honorees display the virtues taught in Catholic schools. These six people have influenced Catholic schools through their passion and commitment to Catholic education.” The President’s Awards are awards given in the names of individuals and organizations who […]Read more "NCEA 2018 President’s Awards Recipients Announced"
Originally posted on Zip06.com Steven Virgadamo was unanimously chosen by the Board of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) as this year’s recipient of the 2018 Monsignor John Meyers Presidential Award. This award is presented to an individual who has provided substantial support for Catholic education through contributions in the areas of institutional advancement, financial […]Read more "Virgadamo Named One of the Most Influential People in the Last 25 Years of Catholic Education"
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"