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School Boards And Effective Catholic School Governance: Selected Presentations From The 2012 Catholic Higher Education Collaborative Conference, Gregory J. Geruson, Christine L. Healey, Anthony Sabatino, Dan Ryan, Regina Haney, David A. Faber Sep 2013

School Boards And Effective Catholic School Governance: Selected Presentations From The 2012 Catholic Higher Education Collaborative Conference, Gregory J. Geruson, Christine L. Healey, Anthony Sabatino, Dan Ryan, Regina Haney, David A. Faber

Journal of Catholic Education

The following article contains essays derived from presentations delivered to the Catholic Higher Education Collaborative (CHEC) Conference held at Marquette University in October, 2012.


National Catholic School Standards: Focus On Governance And Leadership, Lorraine Ozar, Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill Sep 2013

National Catholic School Standards: Focus On Governance And Leadership, Lorraine Ozar, Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill

Journal of Catholic Education

The recently published National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools (NSBECS) (Ozar & Weitzel-O’Neill, 2012) provides Catholic school educators and stakeholders with research-based criteria for operating a mission-driven, program-effective, well-managed, responsibly governed Catholic school. The standards serve as the framework within which discussion of Catholic school governance and leadership must now take place.


Urban Catholic Elementary Schools: What Are The Governance Models?, Erik P. Goldschmidt, Mary E. Walsh Sep 2013

Urban Catholic Elementary Schools: What Are The Governance Models?, Erik P. Goldschmidt, Mary E. Walsh

Journal of Catholic Education

The closure of nearly half of Catholic elementary schools in the United States since the 1960s has led to the development of many innovative initiatives to stabilize, strengthen, and sustain urban Catholic elementary education. Improving school governance models has been a common agenda of these efforts. This study examined the governance models in use by urban Catholic elementary schools across the United States. Seven major governance models for urban Catholic elementary schools were identified and studied using structured interviews and document analysis. An eighth model, faith-inspired charter schools, is presented as one alternative to a Catholic school. The variety of ...