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#WhereACETakesYou Events with ACE Teaching Fellows

on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.

Where ACE Takes You Events

Thanks for your interest in our Where ACE Takes You series!

Each week, we featured a panel of ACE graduates, ACE interns, and ACE ambassadors. They shared formative college experiences and communities that led them to ACE Teaching Fellows. We encourage you to look for a topic that aligns with your personal interests and watch the conversation to learn more.

Please reach out to Bridgette McDermott () if you have any questions about ACE Teaching Fellows, or visit ace.nd.edu/teach.

Spiritual Connections Made Across St. Joseph's Indian School Campus

on Monday, 29 March 2021.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

Spiritual Connections Made Across Campus

(Chamberlain, S.D.) –From March 15 to 19, St. Joseph’s Indian School students and staff found creative ways to celebrate the annual Feast Day of St. Joseph, the Father of Jesus. To honor the school’s patron, students worked on a beautiful stained glass portrait of St. Joseph designed by Graphics/Preflight Specialist at Tipi Press, Ann Lens. This picture is an expression of both the Lakota culture and Catholic identity.  March 19 is a special day for St. Joseph’s Indian School to celebrate the school's patron but even more so this liturgical year as Pope Francis declared it the year of Saint Joseph. Students will continue to learn about St. Joseph and the important role he had as father of Jesus through this painting and other lessons.

Dr. Kevin Baxter Named Director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program

Theo Helm on Thursday, 25 March 2021.

Dr. Kevin Baxter - Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program Director

Kevin Baxter, the chief innovation officer at the National Catholic Educational Association and past senior director and superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has been named the director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program at the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE).

The Reform Leaders' Summit: A Teacher's Perspective

on Monday, 08 March 2021.

Robert McCarthy - 3rd Grade Teacher, Cathedral of the Annunciation School in Stockton, CA

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Curiosity inspired me to apply to the Reform Leaders’ Summit. I loved school growing up, so much so that I wanted to become a teacher and have fond memories of all school related events.

Problem-Solving with Passion

Kenna Arana on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

Brynn Johnson - Problem-Solving with Passion

The past year has left many feeling drained, but teachers like Brynn Johnson, a fifth- and sixth-grade science teacher at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, persist in teaching with passion and a readiness to problem-solve.

“I applaud all teachers everywhere because there was this huge moment where all teachers had to come together and collectively figure out what we do now,” says Brynn, who taught in Birmingham as part of ACE 14. “It’s real-life problem-solving, and it’s happening on a day-to-day basis.”

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