July 4, 2022


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From Lincoln’s Desk – Upcoming Changes at NCEA

From Lincoln’s Desk – Upcoming Changes at NCEA

Pricey Users:

I am composing to allow you know of impending adjustments at NCEA, and how we will implement new positions to interact with membership at all levels. 

Jill Annable, senior vice president for applications, will be leaving NCEA on July 15 to provide Catholic schools as a specialist as a result of the Andrew M. Greeley Centre for Catholic Education and learning at Loyola College. Colleen McCoy-Cejka will be leaving NCEA as director of experienced discovering on June 30 to seek advice from and give program progress on inclusion to Catholic schools. We’re immensely grateful for the contributions that Jill and Colleen have produced to NCEA, and our operate on the NSBECS Advisory Council, microschools, the world wide Laudato Si’ Motion System and skilled enhancement will continue on less than new management.

I am pleased to announce Karen Barreras, previous superintendent for the Diocese of Reno with some 30 years’ encounter in Catholic education and learning, as our director of management engagement. Her most important purpose will be to operate with Catholic school superintendents and network leaders, making sure that we have robust peer networks in every single state and throughout each and every region. Our concentrate is to convey management collectively in countrywide experienced understanding communities, working with this collaborative infrastructure to reinforce the mission. 

John Galvan starts work at NCEA on July 1 as the director of catechetical assessments, overseeing NCEA’s formative evaluation tools of Information for Expansion (IFG) and Evaluation of Boy or girl Religious Education (ACRE). John’s function as director of universities for the Diocese of San Diego displays his like of the teaching mission of the Catholic Church and has been a hallmark of his operate at the diocesan level for the very last eight a long time. 

Laura MacDonald will be stepping in as our new director of experienced studying. As an academic leader at diocesan, state, county and district concentrations, Laura has substantial practical experience mentoring and leading lecturers. The forthcoming experienced growth courses now in place for spring and summer season will continue as prepared. We will be selecting a new senior chief for our written content workforce in the close to future. For the time currently being, make sure you direct all communications you would send out to Jill or Colleen to [email protected] 

We have posted the new situation of instructional articles coordinator. The collective knowledge and activity in the area are huge, and as your national association our to start with position is to link you to peers and associates that will enable you have exceptional universities. The academic content material coordinator will guide in navigating that environment, making certain that associates at every level come across the very best folks, sources and concepts. We have an archive of books, webinars, recorded classes and other media that we will curate for our users. Furthermore, we are investing greatly in a new web-site that will guide members to a portal web site and resources unique to their job, and we look forward to sharing far more about this energy as the function progresses.

We also are doing the job to fill our electronic project coordinator place, whose major position will be to collaborate with internal and external teams, stakeholders and corporate partners to manage our media channels, advancing tasks all over our business.  

We are grateful for the ongoing assistance of our information crew, like vice president of public coverage Sister Dale McDonald, vice president of study and facts Annie Smith, and knowledge analyst Sarah Huber. NCEA is truly graced with an overall crew committed to the mission of Catholic university schooling and serving our membership. 

Our situations calendar for the coming months continues to be total, such as our Regulation Symposium in Louisville, KY, July 7-10, 2022 our Catholic Leadership Summit and New Superintendents Academy in Arlington, VA, Oct 15-19, 2022 and NCEA 2023 in Irving, Texas. We will keep on to offer you a strong slate of in-man or woman and on line conferences, cohorts and regional occasions. 

Make sure you be part of me in wishing Jill and Colleen very well in their new endeavors and welcoming Karen, John and Laura to their new NCEA roles.  


Lincoln Snyder