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Norma Nelson: Committed to Service

Kenna Arana on Monday, 07 October 2019.

Norma Nelson - Alliance for Catholic Education Founders Prize

Norma Nelson wants to change a life-altering statistic.

“By the end of third grade, two-thirds of children in Dallas County are reading below grade level,” says Norma (ACE 10, Dallas).

From No to Yes

Audrey Scott on Monday, 07 October 2019.

Anthony Holter Founders Prize 2019

As Anthony Holter saw the end of college approaching, he wondered what lay ahead.

“Senior year in college I started asking myself what I was going to do with a Theology and Great Books degree,” he says.

Rev. Tim Scully, C.S.C., to step down as head of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives to become emeritus director

on Monday, 30 September 2019.

Fr. Tim Scully, CSC

Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) founder Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., announced he will step down from his role as director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame and become director emeritus of the institute beginning in January.

A Look Inside the 2019 AICSN Summer Institute

on Tuesday, 10 September 2019.

By: Collin Gortner

Planes, trains, and automobiles transported more than 40 teachers, school leaders, and stakeholders to the University of Notre Dame for the 2019 Amerian Indian Catholic Schools Network (AICSN) Summer Institute. Educators from all seven AICSN schools, as well as the Better Way Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, traveled to campus from Arizona, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, and South Dakota.

2019 Michael Pressley Award for Excellence in Catholic Education: Elias Moo

Audrey Scott on Monday, 29 July 2019.

On Saturday, July 13th Elias Moo received the 2019 Michael Pressley Award for Excellence in Catholic Education at the Alliance for Catholic Education’s commencement ceremony. The award is given annually to two graduates of the ACE Teaching Fellows program who have distinguished themselves by making significant contributions to the ministry of Catholic education; Maura Shea also won the award this year. 

Moo was given the award for his service to Catholic schools – first as a teacher, then as a principal, and now as the Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Denver. In honor of Moo’s award, we are rerunning a story about Moo written last year after he was named superintendent.

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