Rooted in the mission of Jesus, the SND National Education Office provides direction and support to sponsored and affiliated ministries in advancing the Educational Vision & Principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame.

2018 National Education Summit: June 20 - 23 at Notre Dame College

In the Keynote Presenter Lineup ... Sr. Melannie Svoboda and Kerry Robinson

Be inspired by what a strong faith can accomplish!

In August, we announced Mr. Kelly Croy as a Summit keynote presenter. Now, meet two more presenters in our keynote lineup: Sr. Melannie Svoboda, SND and Kerry Robinson. You will find inspiration in the strong Catholic faith that these women embody.

Sister of Notre Dame Melannie Svoboda, brings a wealth of insight and experience across education, leadership and spirituality in her roles as secondary and college educator, provincial and novice director. Currently she is devoted to the written and spoken word and the place they have in uncovering evidence of God's goodness in our lives and work. Sr. Melannie is a nationally sought after retreat director and conference presenter. She is the author of 13 books and numerous articles.

Kerry Robinson is the founding executive director and global ambassador of the National Catholic Leadership Roundtable. She is dedicated to promoting leadership, excellence and best practices within the Catholic Church. Kerry is also a member of the Raskob Foundation for the advancement of Catholic activities and serves on numerous non-profit boards.

Registration opens soon!! Stay tuned!

If you missed the announcement about Kelly Croy as a Keynote Presenter, please HERE for more information.  Kelly's colorful approach to delivering his leadership message is not to be missed!


2 Pic Sr. M and Kerry

The Summit provides an opportunity to remind ourselves of why a SND Catholic education is, and should be, valued by students, their families, administrators and staff.

Key Information

When: June 20-23, 2018

Who: The targeted audience includes presidents, principals, directors, board members, emerging teacher leaders, and faculty involved in the Global High School program.  The Summit is, however, be open to all interested in the program as well as those in international SND education.

Theme & Focus: The theme for the 2018 Summit is “Mirrors & Windows”.  We will reflect on our shared heritage while planning for a future of transformative education that maintains the mission and vision of the Sisters of Notre Dame.  The program will focus on leadership development, Charism understanding and SND Educational Vision in today’s reality. 

Program Elements:

  • Daily Keynote Speakers
  • Breakout Sessions specifically geared towards administrators, board members and faulty/staff
  • Networking options

Location: Notre Dame College (our only sponsored university) in South Euclid, Ohio.  The beautiful campus offers plenty of space for general sessions, breakout sessions and housing as well as close proximity to lots of shopping, dining and entertainment in nearby Cleveland.

Registration for the 2018 National Education Summit will begin in February. Stay in touch as program details unfold by adding your name and contact information to our mailing list.

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