HCI Convocation 2016
April 2-3, 2016
St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

Keynote Title: "Sustaining Charism"

The most effective and exciting Catholic schools have a charism that enlivens school culture.  This keynote will discuss stategies leaders use to sustain and cultivate school charism in the 21st century. 

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Timothy J. Cook
author of the 2015 book
Charism and Culture: Cultivating Catholic Identity in Catholic Schools (published by NCEA)

Dr. Cook is a Professor of Education at Creighton University.  He has extensive personal and professional experience with Catholic schools as a student, social studies teacher, principal, and school board member. He has also served as the chief administrator of a Catholic junior-senior high school in Rhode Island. 

Dr. Cook's research interests include Catholic school charism, religion teacher preparation, and mission-centered faith school leadership.  He is the author of a previous NCEA publication, Architects of Catholic Culture: Designing and Building Catholic Culture in Catholic Schools. Since the book's publication Dr. Cook has become recognized as an expert on Catholic school identity and culture issues stateside and abroad.

Dr. Cook earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Administration at Boston College. He teaches a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary school teaching methods, foundations of Catholic education, and school leadership.

Holy Cross Conference for Student Leaders (HCC4SL)

June 15-19, 2016, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
June 22-26, 2016, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, Indiana


2016 International Session in Holy Cross Spirituality (LeMans Pilgrimage) for Holy Cross educators
June 18 - June 25 (Note new dates; only one session!)

Location: Le Mans, France, at The Solitude, root of the Congregation of Holy Cross
For more info contact Sister Renée Daigle, MSC

Voices of Israel: Isaiah and Micah: Judean Prophecy in the Eighth Century B.C.E.
Friday, November 18, 2016, St. Edward's University

This conference is jointly sponsored by St. Edward's University, the Katholischen Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, and the Holy Cross Institute