College Testing Resources
Fairtest.org – The National Center for Fair & Open Testing lists over 800 colleges and universities that do not use SAT and ACT to admit substantial numbers of undergraduate students.
Common Core Concerns
See Catholic is Our Core resources.
FADICA – The Catholic Funding Guide
Diocese of Marquette – philosophical underpinnings for a curricular framework (Once at site, click on Curriculum in left toolbar)
Iowa Assessments & Cogat – Form E or F
Human Resources – Recruiting
Human Sexuality Resources
Carl Anderson and Jose Granados
Called to Love: Approaching John Paul II’s Theology of the Body
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
Jason Evert and Crystalina Evert
How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul (Totus Tuus Press)
Love, Sex, and Babies (Catholic Answers)
Pure Manhood (Catholic Answers)
Pure Womanhood (Catholic Answers)
Romance without Regret
Theology of the Body for Teens and Brian Butler (Ascension Press)
Theology of His Body / Theology of Her Body (Ascension Press)
Men and Women are from Eden
The Four Loves
Pontifical Council for the Family
The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality
Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love
St. John Paul II
Catechesis on the Book of Genesis: The Original Unity of Man and Woman
Theology of the Body
Love and Responsibility
Man and Woman He Created Them
Introduction to Abstinence
Pope Pius XI, On Christian Education: Divini Illius Magistri.
Pius XI, Casti connubii
Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est
Pope Paul VI, Humanae Vitae – Of Human Life
Pope John Paul II, Familiaris Consortia
Pope John Paul II, The Christian Family in the Modern World
Pope John Paul II, The Gospel of Life
Pope John Paul II Mulieris Dignitatem
Teen Relationships and Sexual Pressure, Jason Evert and Ellen Marie;
Sex and Love: What’s a Teenager To Do? By: Marybeth Bonacci
Freedom to Love DVDs by Christopher West
Alliance for Defending Freedom – Protecting Your Ministry from Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Lawsuits
Institute for Religious Liberty – School Religious Liberty audit
Resources for Catholic Education
These resources were compiled specifically to assist Catholic school administrators in the daily operations of their schools. They are essentially non-common core based and build upon recognizing the dignity of the person, enhancing Catholic identity, and perpetuating best practices within Catholic educational institutions. National testing websites are included for efficiency. All resources, aside from testing sites, appeared to be non-common core at the time of publishing. Please contact us if you find otherwise.
Catholic Identity Assessment
Catholic Education Honor Roll – awards program of The Cardinal Newman Society
Catholic Identity Self-Assessment Guide (under development by The Cardinal Newman Society)
The Catholic Schools Identity Assessment – An assessment program sponsored by the Catholic Education Foundation.
Diocesan: Non-Common Core (select samples)
School – Diocesan & Parish (using classical approach)
Kaukauna Catholic School System, WI. Entire school system transitioned to classical approach.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, CO. Transitioned to a classical school in 2012and increased its enrollment.
St. Jerome Classical School, MD. This Catholic diocesan school transitioned to a classical curriculum.
School – Independent Catholic (select samples)
School – Online
Homeschool Connections – All Catholic
Catholic Virtual School – This is an online supplemental course for Catholic Schools.
School – Home School
Mary, Mother of the Eucharist – Disciples in Christ Virtue Program
“Gravity of Education” 50th Anniversary Conference Papers
Rhodora J. Donahue Academy, Ave Maria, FL, May 13-14, 2016
Common Core or Christian Core by Steve Schultz M.A.
Catholic Liberal Education – Leading Our Students to Transcendence
by Lisa Rochefort, EdD doctoral candidate
Statistics and the Gravity of Education
by Cassie R. Graham, M.A.
The Mission of the Catholic School
by Sr. Teresa Benedicta, O.P., M.A.
Behind Common Core Education Reform
by Deirdre and Domine Clemons
Principles and Choices – High school theology supplement.
St. Mary’s Messenger – Catholic monthly subscription magazine for children ages 7-12.
Classical Writing – Sequenced writing series for K-12.
Yesterdays Classics – World History, Greece, Rome, England, Literature.
Secular (choose with prudence)
EPS School Specialty – Reading, Writing, Comprehension, Intervention
Hickory Grove Press – Gifted and Talented resources and supplements for Math, ELA, Science, History
Samuel French – Licensing Plays and Musicals
Universal Publishing – Writing Our Catholic Faith Handwriting
Magnificate – used as faculty devotional
Sophia Institute for Teachers – Newly created resource for faith-based lesson plan exchanges. Multi-Site professional development located at varies cities and times.
The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education – Annual teacher retreat and conference.
School Management Systems
Option C – Complete, Catholic, school management system