Catholic School Leadership Dinner Honors Schools that Serve

According to New York Education Department Regent Kathleen Cashin, EdD, leading a Catholic school is not unlike being a Navy SEAL.

Perhaps not everyone would connect the work of Catholic educators with activities such as swimming with sharks or rolling about the sand, Cashin said, but the school leaders who gathered at Fordham on May 28 have proven through their efforts that the two professions share some key philosophies.

Like Navy SEALs, educators embrace diversity, confront danger, persevere despite hardship, and demonstrate remarkable self-discipline, Cashin said in her keynote address at the 21st annual Catholic School Executive Leadership Dinner, hosted by the Graduate School of Education (GSE). This year, GSE recognized 13 principals whose schools have exemplary service programs.

Read the full story at Fordham News.

Photo by Bruce Gilbert

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