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From Participant to Presenter: Dr. Anna Egalite and the Reform Leaders’ Summit

on Monday, 21 January 2019.

Dr. Anna Egalite Reform Leaders' Summit

When Anna Egalite applied for the Reform Leaders’ Summit in 2010, she had lived in the United States for just two years, and she was hungry for answers regarding educational choice. Egalite came to America through the Irish Teaching Fellows and taught at Sacred Heart Interparochial School in Pinellas Park, Florida. During her first year of teaching, Egalite witnessed her low-income students bounce back and forth between the local public and private schools.

“Press Forward and Fear Nothing”: The Impact of a Remick Summer on St. Mark School

on Thursday, 17 January 2019.

Dom Fanelli: Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program

Dominic Fanelli is halfway through his second year as principal at St. Mark the Evangelist School in Harlem–a time he says is characterized by St. Katherine Drexel’s guidance to “press forward and fear nothing.”

18 Best Stories of 2018

on Friday, 04 January 2019.

ACE's Best Stories of 2018

As we enter into 2019, we also look back on the past year and our 18 biggest stories and blog posts. 

Four ACE Teaching Fellows Present at National Conference

on Wednesday, 19 December 2018.

By: Melissa Pavloff

ACE Teaching Fellows - National Council for Teachers of English

Early last month, four Alliance for Catholic Education Teaching Fellows (ACE 24) – Emma Solak, Anna Bourjaily, Megan Koerber, and Tyler Schilly – presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Convention in Houston.

Rewriting a Future for Catholic Schools through the Reform Leaders’ Summit

on Tuesday, 18 December 2018.

By: Darby Evans

Reform Leaders Summit - Ricky Austin

When Ricky Austin read the 2005 Notre Dame Task Force on Catholic Education report during his second year as an ACE Teaching Fellow, he was startled and inspired. Catholic schools were at an inflection point. They were closing at an alarming rate, and without intervention, they could disappear entirely from inner cities. Austin, now the director of programs and communications at the Aim Higher Foundation in Minnesota, felt a stirring in his heart as he read the conclusion of the report: “Will it be said of our generation that we abandoned [Catholic schools,] these powerful instruments of justice that provide educational opportunity and hope for families otherwise trapped in poverty?”

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