Excellence Initiative

The Excellence Initiative, established in 2008, supports the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's Catholic schools, teachers, and students by lending academic expertise and resources from the University of Dayton Center for Catholic Education

This support includes professional development for P-12 teachers, support for teacher-initiated professional learning communities, and the Catholic Education Summit.

Professional development opportunities

Training topics for P-12 teachers includes:

  • Building good practice around assessment
  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Professional learning communities
  • Reading and Language Arts common core standards (in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati)
  • STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, Math)

Learn more

We want to partner with you! Whether you are looking for leadership development, new faculty grounded in faith, or help restoring the Catholic culture and traditions in your school, we are here to be a resource for you. Contact us today >>


Center for Catholic Education

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2967