Institute for Catholic School Leadership

Catholic School Mission Toolkit

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all things mission in Catholic schools. Catholic education and vocation Fr. Kyle Etzel, recently ordained priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, explains the difference between the universal vocation all Christians share and each individual’s particular vocation — and how this is central in Catholic education. More …

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Access professional resources for Catholic school educators and leaders. Sign up for free. Name(Required) First Last Email(Required) Level up your formation in Catholic education. With exclusive videos, articles and links to official Church documents, The Saint Paul Seminary Institute for Catholic School Leadership’s Catholic School Mission Toolkit offers free resources to help you grow in …

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Recognizing leadership of Catholic schools as a specialized ministry in the Church, the Institute for Catholic School Leadership provides holistic and integrated formation for those entrusted with the leadership of Catholic schools.  This distinctive formation equips leaders to: Nurture a vibrant Catholic culture. Cultivate spiritual and academic excellence in faculty and students. Apply executive management …

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Certificate in Catholic School Leadership

The Certificate in Catholic School Leadership is a graduate-level certificate that provides both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to form effective leaders of Catholic schools. Through its integration of the foundational principles of the Catholic faith and the competencies to run complex, non-profit institutions in the twenty-first century, the certificate program prepares individuals …

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Future Offerings

Pastor/Principal Workshop The pastor and principal form the leadership team of the parish school. Their relationship is key to a successful parish school community that meets the faith-life and academic goals of a Catholic school. The pastor is uniquely qualified to support the principal as a spiritual leader. Workshops provide an opportunity to deeply explore …

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Welcome to the admissions process. We are here to support you in your vocation to lead a school which forms and educates the next generation of Catholics. If you have any questions or need assistance in the admissions process, please contact: Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator at Admissions Prerequisites Applicants must meet the following prerequisites: …

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Message from the Director

Welcome to the Catholic School Leadership graduate certificate program. It is both an honor and a joy to be a part of this important program. There is no question that we need good Catholic schools. In order to have good Catholic schools, we need strong leaders who are well-formed in the Catholic faith and possess …

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Institute for Catholic School Leadership

The Institute for Catholic School Leadership equips educational leaders to foster a vibrant Catholic culture, cultivate spiritual and academic excellence, and apply executive management skills to strengthen their schools. Apply   Doable. Flexible. Affordable. An estimated 10,000 elementary, middle and high school students have been positively influenced by graduates of the Institute for Catholic School …

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