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Goal: Preparing Leaders

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ACE Advocates

We are the network of ACE graduates and friends committed to empowering individuals to support, strengthen, and transform Catholic education.

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ACE Principal Academy

We deepen and enrich the capacity of Catholic school principals and leaders, strengthening current principals to become the most remarkable Catholic school leaders in the nation.

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ACE Teaching Fellows

We form talented, faith-filled college graduates to renew and transform Catholic school classrooms.

CASTLE - Catholic School Teacher Leadership

CASTLE - Catholic School Teacher Leadership

We form teacher leaders who empower their Catholic schools by elevating the mathematics program with a focus on surfacing Truth, Beauty, and Order and by cultivating joyful, supportive communities within their own schools and across their Diocese.

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English as a New Language

We equip educators to meet the unique needs of English language learners in Catholic school. 


Excellence in Teaching Conference

An annual event hosted by Notre Dame's Institute for Educational Initiatives that offers professional development for elementary and secondary teachers from across the country. 

Frassati Business Internship - University of Notre Dame

Frassati Internship

We cultivate business talent in service of Catholic education by providing Notre Dame undergraduates the opportunity to work in national philanthropic foundations and organizations.

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Program for Inclusive Education

We envision Catholic schools that are prepared to educate all children regardless of academic, behavioral, social, emotional, or physical need. We seek to equip Catholic schools with a culture, a foundation, and resources for inclusive education.

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The Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program

We prepare transformational Catholic school leaders who make God known, loved, and served by managing school resources, leading learning, and building robust Catholic school communities.