Institute for Educational Initiatives
Kati Macaluso: Education, Devoted.
From the Grotto and St. Bernadette to Breen-Phillips Hall and Coach Leahy, envisioning a future for Catholic schools that fully integrates faith formation with the disciplines,...Listen to Podcast
Fr. Nate Wills: Education, Blended.
From seminary life in Old College and full house Masses at Keough Hall, to leading team prayer in the storied locker room of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Fr. Nate Wills, CSC,...Listen to Podcast
2022 Alexandria Award Winner: Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Scythe, written by Neal Shusterman, is the story of a world with no hunger, disease, war or misery. Having conquered death, humanity turns to scythes as the only means to keep the...watch video
hodgePOD 22: Year-End Compilation
Our year-end compilation of a few fun and memorable moments from this year’s conversations, as we talked all things modern education with some of the best minds—and...Listen to Podcast
Gina Svarovsky: Education, Broadened.
From Thanksgiving family traditions like tropical turkey, secret stuffing, and pleasant pumpkin rolls, to becoming agents of change by building empathy and designing pathways...Listen to Podcast
Will Newkirk: Education, Affirmed.
From jack-o-lantern tales and top-o-the-chart treats, to the authentic power of truth and healing in the Indigenous experience Will Newkirk, Director of the American Indian...Listen to Podcast
Andrea Christensen: Education, Motivated.
From coffee ice cream and hoagies, submarines, or po’boys, to how designing instruction that optimizes motivation over memorization in the classroom also optimizes learning Dr....Listen to Podcast
Matt Kloser: Education, Discovered.
From banter, bits, and doing it all for the music and the fans, to the animating power of STEM education as a force for good in the world Dr. Matt Kloser, founding director of the...Listen to Podcast
Kate Schuenke-Lucien: Education, Accompanied.
From summertime foods, frisbees, and exploring Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, to the transformational power of finding the “secret sauce” at St. Procopius and all Catholic...Listen to Podcast
Fr. Joe Carey: Education, Treasured.
From handmade Father’s Day gifts and the origin stories of “Cup of Joe” and FJ’s cookies, to the fine art of welcoming people on the journey and building community for all...Listen to Podcast
Quick Reaction: Carson v. Makin and Catholic Schools Featuring Nicole Stelle Garnett and John Schoenig
Join Nicole Stelle Garnett and John Schoenig as they discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday June 20, 2022 that states can’t deny tuition to faith-based schools....watch video
John Staud: Education, Renewed.
From graduation trivia and Roberto Clemente, Jerome Bettis and all things Pittsburgh athletics, to leading the revitalization of Catholic schools Dr. John Staud, the executive...Listen to Podcast