ND’s Big Blue ACE RV Celebrates Hope in Tampa Catholic Schools

As an alumna of the University of Notre Dame, I always love following the good fruit being born by various programs of the University. One of these is the amazing Alliance for Catholic Education program which continues to find new and dynamic ways of supporting and promoting Catholic education. I loved reading this week’s story [Read More...]

University of Notre Dame’s “Fighting for Our Children’s Future” National Bus Tour Kicks Off

Good news for Catholic Schools from my alma mater, the University of Notre Dame. Starting Thursday, the university’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) is launching the Fighting for Our Children’s Future National Bus Tour. On Thursday, October 3rd, ACE will be co-hosting an important conversation about faith-based schools and American cities. U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spelling, Dallas Mayor [Read More...]

More “Making the Grade”: Developing Student Leaders in Catholic Schools

I decided to share the two most recent episodes of my new television show, “Making the Grade”. This program, which highlights Catholic Education trends and topics, airs monthly on KNXT and on Youtube. In these two episodes, we take on the topic of “Forming Student Leaders”. In the first episode, we meet two current high [Read More...]

The View from My Office Today: “Making the Grade” Episode 1

On the set of "Making the Grade" with Bishop Armando X. Ochoa of the Diocese of Fresno, and my co-host Kim Cochran

Today it was a very special day. We filmed the first episode of my new television program on our local Catholic station, KNXT! Our guests: Bishop Ochoa Of my home diocese of Fresno, and Richard Sexton, Our superintendent of schools. We have a few kinks to work out, but I had a terrific time with [Read More...]