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St. Patrick Catholic School Receives $10,000 to Create STEM Classroom

Theo Helm on Wednesday, 28 February 2018.

Thanks to generosity of the Florida Citrus Sports and the College Football Playoff Foundation, St. Patrick students will be able to explore more STEM opportunities

St. Patrick Catholic School Citrus Bowl STEMMr. Keith Galley (second from right) was honored at halftime of the Citrus Bowl.

When Notre Dame played LSU in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on New Year’s Day, Notre Dame walked off the field with more than just a rousing victory. St. Patrick Catholic School, a Notre Dame ACE Academy in Largo, Florida, walked away with the means to start its first STEM classroom.

ACE Blended-Learning Team Wins $1.8 Million Grant

Theo Helm on Friday, 15 December 2017.

ACE Blended Learning Grant

The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education is excited to announce its partnership with the GHR Foundation to implement blended-learning programs in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

The GHR Foundation is a Minneapolis-based philanthropic organization committed to cultivating meaningful change in the areas of global development, education, and health. More specifically, the GHR Foundation's Catholic Schools funding works to ensure the Twin Cities’ urban Catholic schools are faith-filled, academically excellent educational communities that prepare children to be college-ready, productive citizens.

Notre Dame ACE Academies Welcomes St. Patrick School

Theo Helm on Thursday, 24 August 2017.

St. Patrick Catholic School in Largo, Florida, is the newest member of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Notre Dame ACE Academies in partnership with the Diocese of St. Petersburg beginning this school year. The Notre Dame ACE Academies are a network of academically excellent, financially sustainable, and distinctively Catholic K-8 schools that operate through the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education.

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Christian Dallavis Selected to Join Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program

Theo Helm on Friday, 04 August 2017.

Dr. Christian Dallavis, the Senior Director of Leadership Programs for the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education, has been selected to join the prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program.

"We Love the God We Cannot See by Loving the Neighbor We Can"

on Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

By: Lauren Kloser

Steve Dole Service to Others

For Steve Dole, becoming principal at Lourdes Academy meant an opportunity to truly embody the core values of a Notre Dame ACE Academy. As a member of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program, Steve had talked with his instructors about his desire to take on a leadership position in a school where his new knowledge could have the greatest impact. When the position at Lourdes Academy opened, Steve decided that moving from New York to Daytona Beach would be the first step in living out one of the NDAA’s core values – service to others. In his first year as principal, Steve has looked for new and innovative ways to help Lourdes Academy not only serve others, but also to show how God’s love is inspiring his students to seek, persist, excel, and love. 

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