About Catholic School Chronicle
The mission of Catholic School Chronicle is to be a source of news, resources and community building for all those interested in Catholic education. Though its primary audience is Catholic school teachers and administrators, Catholic School Chronicle also benefits others involved in Catholic education and catechesis.
Catholic School Chronicle offers the following resources for Catholic educators:
- Daily news from the world of Catholic education;
- Informative, practical articles to enhance classroom instruction and faith formation;
- Community Links: To blogs, podcasts and other web resources of value to Catholic teachers.
How You Can Help
If you care about the future of Catholic education, there are several ways to help Catholic School Chronicle spread the word:
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A Word about Content
I’m a recovering perfectionist, and if I waited until I had enough time to write the kind of quality articles that I think you deserve, then no articles would ever be written. I’m a husband, father of four kids, teacher, vice principal, technology coordinator, and deacon. It’s sheer insanity and blind faith that makes me think I can maintain a site like this. That being said, I am passionate about Catholic education and I think Catholic School Chronicle fills an important need in the online community.
Right now these posts are written in fits and spurts early in the morning or late at night, with the most cursory of proofing and editing. Unlike the great bloggers out there, I don’t have a set time to write each day, for the simple reason that I don’t have time each day. I carve as much time out as I can, and hope that the Holy Spirit makes up for my inadequacies.
It pains me that I can’t spend more time writing for you, but my approach with Catholic School Chronicle is that it is better to do it imperfectly than not to do it at all. As St. Paul says, “I will rather boast most gladly of my weakness, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me…for when I am weak, then I am strong” (2 Cor 12:9-10).
Nick Senger is the founder, editor and webmaster of Catholic School Chronicle. Nick has been teaching in Catholic schools since 1990, and in 2001 he was named Distinguished Teacher of the Year by the National Catholic Education Association. He is a husband, father of four, Catholic school teacher, vice principal, technology coordinator, and the author of ROMAN Reading: 5 Practical Skills for Transforming Your Life through Literature.
He currently teaches eighth grade at All Saints Catholic School in Spokane, Washington, where he has worked since 1991. He is also a deacon for the Diocese of Spokane, WA. He has been interviewed on TV shows like This Is the Day, and was featured in Gonzaga University’s Gonzaga Magazine.
The opinions expressed here are his own and do not represent any institution by which he is employed or with which he is associated.
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