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Chicago ACE Advocates Gather for Mass and Dinner, Support Teaching Fellows

on Monday, 29 October 2018.

By: Melissa Pavloff

Chicago ACE Advocates

The Chicago ACE Advocates recently gathered in fellowship and solidarity with a Mass and dinner celebration at St. Sylvester Church and School. St. Sylvester Principal Allyn Doyle hosted, and Rev. Lou DelFra, C.S.C., presided over Mass.

CTEL Leader Schools Earn Blue Ribbon Awards from U.S. Department of Education

on Monday, 29 October 2018.

By: Melissa Pavloff

CTEL 2018 Blue Ribbon Archdiocese of Chicago

Three school leaders in the Center for Transformational Education Leadership (CTEL) were honored in October when their schools received 2018 National Blue Ribbon Awards from the U.S. Dept. of Education.

The Perfect Storm: Spirituality, Community, and Remick

Taylor Kelly on Monday, 15 October 2018.

Emmy RobisonPhoto by Johannes Plenio

How did Remick Leadership Program graduate Emmy Pusateri Robison go from saying, “I didn’t know if I felt that teaching was serving God. I thought teaching should be about serving kids” to “I found what it really means to be Catholic and to love and serve God through loving and serving others"? This transformation of spirit was only possible through what Robison describes as the “perfect storm.”

Music to My Ears

on Wednesday, 10 October 2018.

By. Elizabeth Charles - ACE 23, LA South Central

Elizabeth Charles Music to My Ears

Driving home from school after our first choir practice of the year, I called my mom to tell her how wonderfully it had gone, thrilled that our first practice had been a success. I bragged that I now had 40 students in choir, that they’d already sounded great on the first day, and that I was already looking at choir t-shirt designs when my mom interrupted.

“You know,” she said, almost laughing, “high school you would really be shocked to hear this right now. Appalled almost.”

Latest Scientific Discovery: Studying Biology is Fun

on Tuesday, 25 September 2018.

Gone are the days of young children sitting stoically at their desks memorizing scientific facts handed down from generation to generation. Science class need not be only educational, but also creative, social, and fun. That’s what Dr. Matt Kloser, the founding director of the Notre Dame Center for STEM Education, and science educator Sophie Troy Grathwol posit in their new book, Reading Nature: Engaging Biology Students With Evidence From the Living World.

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