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ACC 2.0: Notre Dame Student-Athletes and ACE Teachers Form New Teams

Kenna Arana on Thursday, 01 October 2020.

ACC 2.0 Skylar Fore

As athletes at all levels across the country navigate changes to this year’s sports seasons, here at Notre Dame “ACC” is taking on a whole new meaning. Notre Dame Student Welfare and Development (SWD) and ACE Teaching Fellows have teamed up for what they have dubbed ACE Classroom Connections, or ACC 2.0, to pair ACE teachers with Notre Dame student-athletes who are serving as virtual pen pals for elementary and middle school students across the country.

The Chronicles of Francisco: Sowing Seeds on a Journey to School Leadership

Tim Will on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

Francisco Castill-Fierro Catholic School Leadership

Looking at a map on your computer screen, it seems like a pretty straight shot from Washington, DC, to San Jose, California. Hop on I-80 West and a mere 42 hours and 2,842 miles later you’ll arrive at your destination. 

Tiffany Roman Honored with 2020 Michael Pressley Award for Promising Educational Researcher

Audrey Scott on Monday, 28 September 2020.

Dr. Tiffany Roman -  2020 Michael Pressley Award for Promising Educational Researcher

“Flexibility is really key. That's an ACE one too, right?” asks Tiffany. “They often say, ‘always changing everything,’ but they really mean being very flexible with changing circumstances.”

The current changing circumstances of a worldwide pandemic prompted a paradigm shift in how the world approaches education. The increased emphasis on virtual learning demands leadership and innovation. Dr. Tiffany Roman (ACE 9, Dallas), a researcher and educator who has long studied learning habits and classroom instruction, stands ready for the challenge. “This time period, for better or for worse, will require us as educators to seek out new resources or identify resources that we never knew existed,” she says.

Sharing Joy and Responsibility at Saint Columbkille Partnership School

on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

By: Jen Kowieski (ACE 4, Remick 17) - Head of School, St. Columbkille Partnership School

Jen Kowieski - Head of School St. Columbkille Partnership School

The first day of school. That phrase evokes a host of experiences and emotions. Students lined up well before the first bell, eager to reconnect with classmates they did not see over the summer. Opening new school supplies and coloring with a fresh crayon. And then a little nervousness that comes with wondering how much homework the teacher might give or which friends will be in the same class.

Notre Dame Athletics, ACE Partner with College Football Playoff Foundation to Support Teachers

on Monday, 14 September 2020.

NOTRE DAME, Indiana –The University of Notre Dame Athletics Department and the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) have partnered with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation for the sixth consecutive year to make a difference for teachers through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) platform.

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