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The Catholic School Advantage is a national movement committed to promoting the value and accessibility of a quality Catholic education among Church and school leaders, educators, and families. The work of the CSA is committed to embracing the universality of the Church by increasing Latino enrollment, educating culturally and linguistically diverse children through excellent academic formation, and empowering all Catholic school stakeholders through the celebration of faith, language, and culture.

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Adelante

Adelante

Adelante is an exciting opportunity that builds on the success of the Latino Enrollment Institute (LEI), which for seven years has been an exceptionally effective engine of Latino enrollment growth in Catholic schools around the country. While the LEI’s explicit focus on school-level change necessitates the commitment of school teams, Adelante offers an alternative, which is open to a variety of constituents. Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies is partnering with ACE to offer this three-day conference on campus, June 30 - July 2, 2019.

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Latino Enrollment Institute

Latino Enrollment Institute

The Latino Enrollment Institute (LEI) provides school principals, administrators, teachers, and pastors with marketing strategies and school-culture interventions to help Catholic schools attract and serve Latino families in their local community. It includes a four-day summer conference at the University of Notre Dame, followed by year-long leadership formation with school principals.

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English as a New Language

English as a New Language

Are you interested in deepening your expertise in educating culturally and linguistically diverse students? Explore the English as a New Language program's suite of services to learn how you can help empower your school's English language learners.

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School Pastors' Institute

School Pastors' Institute

Registration for the 2019 School Pastors' Insititue is open now! The SPI is a leadership formation symposium for pastors of Catholic schools, designed to respond to the unique and increasingly complex challenges and opportunities related to serving as a pastor of a parish school.

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