Publications by Dr. Michael Boyle, Director, Dr. Michelle Lia, Assistant Director for Professional Development, Dr. Sandria Morten, Assistant Director for Inclusive Practices, Jorge Pena, Research Coordinator, Patricia Huizar, IL Part Coordinator and Dr. Debbie Sullivan, Assistant Director for Catholic School Leadership.
Catholic school administrators, teacher leaders and diocesan leaders representing 53 different schools and organizations gathered for the Mustard Seed Project from October 8-10. The conference kicked off with a hope-filled keynote by Dr. Michael Boyle reminding the participants of the call to foster belongingness in Catholic school communities to fulfill the directives of the Pastoral Statement of US Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and inspired by the witness and words of so many saints and holy individuals.
Teacher leaders are crucial for the success of the entire school. Often they are not given formal training. This certificate aims to empower teacher leaders to support and guide their colleagues to improve teaching and learning through instruction, curriculum, and using information and data. This certifcate will also focus on effective methods of leading professional learning.