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National Leadership Roundtable

on Church Management


 July 2011  


Videos, photos from the 2011 Annual Meeting

2011 Annual Meeting


The plenary sessions from the 2011 Annual Meeting offer insight from  preeminent leaders in the efforts to strengthen Catholic education in the United States, as well as the annual update from the Leadership Roundtable board of directors. All four plenary session panels are available online:  


Activities and Accomplishments: Achievements of the Leadership Roundtable. Comprised of Leadership Roundtable trustees Rev. Edward Malloy, CSC, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, and Geoffrey T. Boisi, this panel offers an update on the programmatic advances of the Leadership Roundtable. Topics include Catholic Standards for Excellence, ESTEEM, The Toolbox for Pastoral Management, and Catholic Leadership 360.


Setting the Stage for Impactful Advocacy: Why Catholic Schools Matter and What is Needed to Save Them. Dr. Francis Butler, president of FADICA, lays out a national communications plan to

Archbishop Kurtz
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of the Archdiocese of Louisville preaches at Mass during the 2011 Annual Meeting. For the latest news from the 2011 Annual Meeting, including all videos and a slideshow of pictures, click here. And please pass along the link to anyone who holds a stake in the future of Catholic schools

mobilize the Church and the public in an effort to save Catholic schools, and Christine Healey, executive director on the International Educational Foundation, offers a glimpse into the role foundations play in solving challenges. The panel is moderated by John Eriksen, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Paterson in New Jersey.


Toward a Culture of Excellence: Management, Finances, and Human Resources for the Future of Catholic Schools. BJ Cassin, president of Cassin Educational Initiative Foundation, and Richard Burke, president of Catholic Schools Management, Inc., offer solutions to the temporal challenges facing Catholic schools in the US.


US Catholic magazine features the Leadership Roundtable

US Catholic

The call for excellence in temporal management is being heard throughout the Church, and US Catholic magazine features the Leadership Roundtable in two articles highlighting the gains the Church has made and the  challenges lay and ordained Catholics are helping to overcome. Read "The parish that works: Business practices for the church" and "Business Schooled: Experts weigh in on church management".


Regional Roundtable heads to California

The first Regional Roundtable convenes October 4th in the Bay Area of California. Bishops, diocesan staff, pastors, religious, and senior Catholic leaders from the business, education, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors will meet for a working session on issues of Church management. For more information, email Michael Brough or call (202) 223-8962.


Donors to Leadership Roundtable spring appeal surpass goal 

Thank You! The Leadership Roundtable is inspired by the generosity of our donors, who contributed more than $40,000 to the spring appeal, 60% over the original goal. This support is essential in helping to respond to the growing requests for help from parishes, dioceses, schools, and Catholic nonprofit organizations. Your generosity provides the tools, training, and resources that strengthen Catholic organizations throughout the country.



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