The ministry of leadership in the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Chicago is unique. It is a call to be the faith leader, the instructional leader, and the steward of the school’s vitality and viability.
With the goal of growing leadership in Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools, the Office of Catholic Schools has formed a Leadership Academy for talented men and women who are interested in becoming an administrator in a Catholic school in the City of Chicago, and suburban Cook and Lake counties.
The Academy launched with its 30 initial participants in February 2012 with a series of workshops at the Office of Catholic Schools and at Northwestern University's Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management. Academy members conducted field work in local schools, and received mentoring by the network of experienced professionals throughout the 256 Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools.
Dr. Mary Kearney, Associate Superintendent for Catholic Schools, who is directing the Academy remarks, “I am confident that the Leadership Academy will help Catholic schools attract great people to lead them and also promote professional growth and collaboration among Catholic school administrators in the Archdiocese of Chicago.”
For more information contact Dr. Mary Kearney, Associate Superintendent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the largest private school system in the nation, our goal remains more students in great Catholic schools, doing what we do best in service to families and the future of our world and church.