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Sharing best practices, new classroom tools among convention highlights

Sharing best practices, new classroom tools among convention highlights

By Tom Tracy, Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. — Sharing success stories and honoring exemplary Catholic educators nationwide is the engine that drives the annual convention of the National Catholic Educational Association. “One of the things we do here is highlight best practices always with the understanding that people have to adapt and make this […]

Assumption’s campus minister to receive national NCEA award

Assumption High School’s campus minister Gloria Thornburg has been selected as a recipient of the National Catholic Educational Association’s Catholic Secondary Schools Department Educational Excellence Award. She is one of six in the nation to be selected for the award. The award recognizes her “distinguished service to Catholic education,” according to a news release from […]

Catholic Schools Week celebrated at liturgy

Catholic Schools Week celebrated at liturgy

By MARNIE McALLISTER, Record Assistant Editor Catholic schools around the nation — including 47 schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville and their nearly 20,000 students — are in the midst of celebrating National Catholic Schools Week. The highlight of the annual observance is the Catholic Schools Week Mass, celebrated this year at Holy Family Church on […]

Father William Burks to receive award from NCEA

Father William P. Burks, pastor of St. Pius X Church, has been selected to receive the National Catholic Educational Association’s Distinguished Pastor Award for the southern region. His nomination was spearheaded by Lynn Wilt, principal of John Paul II Academy, the regional Catholic school located on the campus of St. Pius X. The NCEA also […]

St. Patrick teacher receives national award

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer Phyllis Elbert Dries, a teacher at St. Patrick School, has been awarded the National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) Distinguished Teacher Award for 2012. The third-grade teacher has spent more than a quarter of a century educating and nurturing students in the Archdiocese of Louisville — 16 of those years […]