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June 12, 2014 - The rediscovery of classical education - Christians lead back to teaching about the good, the true and the beautiful - …Andrew Seeley of the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education, says “We’re going to see a large growth in numbers.” - See more
May 22, 2014 - TV Segment on Catholic School’s Classical Curriculum Wins News Award - Institute Board Member, Mary Pat Donoghue, is featured in this EWTN story about the classical education offered at St. Jerome Academy, host of this year's Catholic Classical Education Conference. - See more
Join us for the next Catholic Classical Schools Conference
Feb 7-8: The Institute will be offering an in-service workshop at Immaculate Heart School in Tucson.
Feb. 27-28: Dr. Seeley will be attending the Hillsdale College Classical School Job Fair
Feb 4, 2014
January 3, 2014
January 3, 2014
December 31, 2013
August 5, 2013
Nov. 12, 2013
Nov 5-6, 2013
July 11 - 15, 2013 -- The Institute sponsored the first Catholic Classical Schools Conference in Canandaigua, New York. Hosted by St. John Bosco School, the Conference brought together over 70 educators from 35 institutions around the country and from Canada. [Link to Press Release]
June 26, 2013 - Catholic Online
June 21, 2013 - CNN - Schools of Thought blog
May 15, 2013 - Catholic Education Daily
May 15 and 16, 2013INSTITUTE ON RADIO WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Tune in today from 4 to 5 pm EST, or listen later by via podcast, to hear Institute Communications Director, Elisabeth Sullivan, discuss the growing movement in Catholic classical liberal arts education. She will participate in the live call-in show, Calling All Catholics, on WHIC, the Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network, 1460 AM in portions of Upstate New York, 1060 in Greater Boston and New England, as well as FM stations in Buffalo and Syracuse.
Those outside the broadcast region can listen through the radio network's free mobile app, iCatholicRadio, on Android and Apple mobile devices (live and via podcast) and online at http://www.whicradio.com, or any of the stations' Web sites.
Fr. Peter Calabrese will host Elisabeth and Colleen Richards, headmaster of St. John Bosco Schools (www.johnboscoschools.org) in East Rochester, NY, a classical liberal arts school in the Catholic tradition.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 – 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Eastern
Dr. Andrew Seeley, will join Emily Sullivan of Montfort Academy, NY, to share his experience with classical and Great Books education on WVOX Radio, 1460 AM. Listen live on the web: http://www.wvox.com/.
April 16, 2013 - Classical Catholic Schools Conference Speakers Circe Institute to Present at Conference - read more
February 3, 2013 - CNA - Conference aims to impart riches of classical education -- read more
January 30, 2013 - Press Release - CLASSICAL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED First annual gathering to meet demands of growing movement - Read more
October 29, 2012 - Nationald Catholic Register - A Blast From the Past: Enrollment Surges After a Colorado Catholic School Adopts a Classical Curriculum - Read more
September 7, 2012 - First Things - A Case for Classical Education -by Andrew Seeley and Elisabeth Ryan Sullivan
“We have seen what it looks like for a child to be truly educated, and it is a very different thing than just the acquisition of skills,” said Donoghue. “This is about opening the treasure trove of the Catholic Church, and re-imagining ourselves in its heritage and thought.”- read more
July 9, 2012 – Crisis Magazine – "Entrusting The Future of the West to Our Children" by Dr. Andrew Seeley
Over the millennia, although often wandering, often stumbling, men have made much progress, especially when aided by the divine light of revelation through the Incarnation of the Word of God. And so, if we want to be wise, we must begin with the past, for in the past, we find enormous wisdom, beauty, and goodness. Read more
September 6, 2011 - The Institute has just completed a curriculum review for Wyoming Catholic College.
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