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ESS Panel Evokes Local Success Stories

March 30, 2012William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default


A panel of educational leaders in the South Bend area addressed issues raised by the Notre Dame Forum series on "reimagining K-12 schools," and more than 80 attendees heard success stories from local schools and organizations.

The March 27 event was sponsored by the Notre Dame undergraduates pursuing the Education, Schooling, and Society minor, which is an academic program housed within the Institute for Educational Initiatives. Read More

"Romero Days" Address Teaching Catholic Social Thought

March 26, 2012William SchmittCategories: Default

The 32nd anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will be commemorated at Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College with the events of "Romero Days" on March 27 and 28.

The 16th annual Romero Days celebration, sponsored by Latin American/North American Church Concerns (LANACC) in the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, will include a screening of the new film, "Monsenor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero," and a preview discussion tying Romero's life to the teaching of Catholic social doctrine. Read More

ESS Will Host Panel of Local School Leaders

March 15, 2012William SchmittCategories: Default

A panel of educational leaders in the South Bend area will stimulate discussion about issues that have emerged during this year's Notre Dame Forum--and how to view those issues from a local perspective. The event will take place Tuesday, March 27, at 5 pm in the McKenna Center on campus.

Four school principals--Deb Martin of McKinley Primary Center, Karla Lee of Edison Intermediate Center, John Kennedy of New Tech High School, and Darice Austin-Phillips of Perley Primary Fine Arts Academy--will engage in a panel discussion, accompanied by local organizations, teachers, and principals sharing their stories through follow-up poster presentations in the lobby. Heavy hors d'oeurves will be served to encourage continuing conversation. Read More