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Plan & Strategies


  • Serve as a guide for discussion and action that will enhance the future of Catholic education.
  • Initiate conversations that are both meaningful and relevant for contemporary Catholic schools.
  • Become a place where diverse groups of people will meet to engage in inquiry and active listening.
  • Inspire dialogue, research, and the re-envisioning of Catholic education for practical application in Catholic schools.


  • Obtain input from center supporters and stakeholders.
  • Dialogue with Catholic school principals and teachers.
  • Foster a welcoming intellectual space for educators at the Center for Catholic Education.
  • Collaborate across the university to promote programs for Catholic school teachers and administrators.
  • Establish a research agenda.
  • Sponsor local and national forums to envision education for the future.
  • Provide for the future growth and development of the Center for Catholic Education.