The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) recently announced that the Cristo Rey Network is a recipient of the 2019 Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards
January 29, 2019 (Chicago) - The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) recently announced that the Cristo Rey Network is a recipient of the 2019 Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards for the organization's outstanding contributions and achievements on behalf of Catholic school education.
"The Cristo Rey Network is honored to be named a 2019 Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards winner," said Cristo Rey Network President and CEO Elizabeth Goettl. "One of the most rewarding aspects of the work with the Cristo Rey movement is the opportunity to advance Catholic education for students of limited economic means, all while participating in this growing work of the Church."
The Cristo Rey Network will be recognized during the annual NCEA 2019 Convention & Expo that will take place April 23 – 25 in Chicago. NCEA's Convention & Expo is the largest private-education association gathering in the world. The convention is a forum to exchange ideas, hear about current research and data related to Catholic education and learn about new technology and resources.
"The Cristo Rey Network enables us to serve the economically disadvantaged while bolstering our commitment to educational excellence. I am delighted that their efforts – both in the past and in the decades ahead – are being recognized by the NCEA Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards," said Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago Dr. Jim Rigg.
The complete list of the 2019 award recipients is available online.
NCEA is the largest, private professional education association in the world. NCEA works with Catholic educators to support ongoing faith formation and the teaching mission of the Catholic Church. Our membership includes more than 150,000 educators serving 1.9 million students in Catholic education.