Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Ignatian Pedagogy Certificate

The Ignatian Pedagogy Certificate program is a year-long series of workshops for Loyola Chicago faculty and staff, designed to touch on each aspect of the Ignatian pedagogical paradigm. Over the course of the certificate program, participants will learn how to enhance and deepen their own pedagogy while becoming versed in the rich 500 year-old tradition of Ignatian pedagogy. 

Participants are expected to attend three seminars, as well as the mandatory Introduction to Ignatian Pedagogy sessions lead by Jose Mesa, S.J.


Registration for the 2020-21 Ignatian Pedagogy Certificate Program
is now closed. 

Ignatian Pedagogy Certificate Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

Certificate Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the historical context and value base that undergird the IP Paradigm
  • Call upon a community of colleagues who are knowledgeable about the IP Paradigm
  • Consider how their work and teaching reflect the IP Paradigm
  • Understand how IP corresponds and interacts with Anti-Racist thinking and practice
  • Design programs and courses that incorporate the IP Paradigm

Core Requirements

  • Attend Fr Mesa’s presentations about Ignatian Pedagogy
  • Attend 3 additional seminars 
  • Post a 350 word response to each seminar attended
  • Design a new syllabus or update an existing syllabus so that it better incorporates the IP Paradigm
  • Offer an overarching reflection paper on the changes you intend to make to your pedagogy because of the Program

If you have questions about the program, do not hesitate to contact us: jnuelle@luc.edu or facultycenter@luc.edu