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Proclaiming the Good News: ACE's School Pastors' Institute

Seamus Ronan on Thursday, 09 August 2018.

School Pastors' Institute

“In a world of fake news, you are proclaiming the Good News!”

So said Bishop Joseph J. Tyson of the Diocese of Yakima to a group of over 80 pastors at the summer’s first edition of the School Pastor’s Institute (SPI), a leadership formation symposium for pastors of a Catholic school.

ACE Teachers Gain Valuable Experience in Local Schools

Theo Helm on Thursday, 02 August 2018.

ACE Teaching Fellows Pracitcum

In a classroom at Navarre Middle School, Allie Olshefke has the students’ attention to herself. Her mentor teacher watches as she prods a group of seventh graders to explain their thinking.

“I’m glad you came to the answers, but I really want to know how,” Olshefke tells them, pointing to two triangles drawn on the whiteboard. “Sometimes it’s easier to show what we’re thinking than explain what we’re thinking.”

"Places of Healing": An Update on the American Indian Catholic Schools Network

Theresa Steinmeyer on Friday, 27 July 2018.

American Indian Catholic Schools Network - Alliance for Catholic Education

Will Newkirk remembers the beauty he saw at White Earth Nation on an undergraduate spring break trip from Saint John’s University in Minnesota. Years later, he recalls the maple-syrup tapping, land preservation, and beadwork that inspired him as an undergraduate.

ACE Teaching Fellows Conference: A Photo Essay

Seamus Ronan on Thursday, 26 July 2018.

Members of ACE 24 showed off their capstone projects July 17 as they presented during the 4th annual ACE Teaching Fellows Conference in DeBartolo Hall. Twenty-two teams spoke about topics such as identity formation in the digital age and cultivating friendships in the classroom as part of their Development and Moral Education in Childhood and Adolescence class.

Notre Dame Hosts Adelante Conference to Support Latino Students

Theresa Steinmeyer on Tuesday, 24 July 2018.

Adelante 2018

“When I say, ‘The future of the Church is Latino,’ I try to correct myself,” said Fr. Joe Corpora, C.S.C., ACE’s director of university-school partnerships, at the inaugural Adelante conference. “The present of the Church is Latino.”

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