Girls greet a teacher as they arrive for class at St. Jerome Catholic School in Phoenix. More than 1.9 million U.S. students were returning to Catholic elementary, middle and secondary schools this academic year, according to the National Catholic Educational Association. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)
The podcast "Catholic School Matters" and its accompanying newsletter are sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and used as a resource by principals and superintendents across the country.
On the show today:
- Dr. Tim Uhl, superintendent of Montana Catholic Schools and the host of the "Catholic School Matters" podcast
Background Reading (and Listening):
- Uhl's podcast captures the 'higher purpose' of Catholic education, say school leaders.
- Listen to episodes of "Catholic School Matters" on iTunes. During Catholic Schools Week, the podcast is focusing on turnaround Catholic schools that have escaped closure.
- Uhl also produces a weekly newsletter that aggregates news, trends and resources for Catholic school leaders.
How do I listen?
We can let you know when new podcast episodes are published. Sign up for emails here.
From your iPhone or iPad: Open the preloaded app called "Podcasts." It has a purple icon. If you're reading this from your phone, tap this link, which will take you straight there. (You can also use the magnifying glass icon to search; type "NCR in Conversation.") Once you're on the series page, you can tap on an episode title to play it. Tap on the "subscribe" button to have new episodes sent to your phone. If you prefer another podcast player, you can find "NCR in Conversation" there. (Here’s the RSS feed.)
From your Android phone or tablet: You can listen and subscribe using the preloaded Google Play app. If you're reading this from your phone, tap this link to play the latest episode and learn more about the app.
From your desktop or laptop: You can also simply press the play button above to listen on this page. Make sure to keep this window open on your browser, or the audio will stop. You can always find the latest episode of NCR in Conversation at NCRonline.org/podcast.