The other two superintendents awarded represented the Diocese of Orange County and the Diocese of Grand Rapids.
“NCEA commends the outstanding efforts, contributions and achievements of these exceptional leaders in Catholic education,” said Dr. Thomas W. Burnford, NCEA interim president. “These leaders are recognized as ambassadors of faith formation and academic excellence and serve as inspiration for all of us working in Catholic education.”
NCEA recognized 32 honorees of the “2016 Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards” at the NCEA 2016 Convention and Expo at an awards dinner on Tuesday, March 29, at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, California.
NCEA is the largest private professional education organization in the world, representing 150,000 Catholic educators serving 6 million students in Catholic elementary and secondary schools, in religious education programs, in seminaries, and in colleges and universities. The NCEA Convention and Expo is the largest private-education association gathering in the nation. The annual convention draws more than 4,500 members and participants from Catholic school communities including elementary and secondary school teachers and principals, religious education programs as well as diocesan offices, church pastors, superintendents, school boards. The convention is a forum to exchange ideas, hear about current research and data related to Catholic education and learn about new technology and resources.
This year, the NCEA 2016 Convention and Expo was hosted by the Diocese of San Diego, March 29 – 31 at the San Diego Convention Center.