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.

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Kim Grilliot named as President of Notre Dame Academy, Toledo

Mrs. Kim Grilliot has been chosen as President of Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, OH succeeding Sr. Mary Ann Culpert who moved to Rome after her election to a leadership position with the international SND Congregation. Kim joined NDA in 2003 as vice principal, and was promoted to principal in 2005.  She is known for her…

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Sponsored Schools and Ministries gather for Leadership Conference

Leaders from the SND sponsored schools and ministries across the United States recently convened in Baltimore for a three-day meeting to explore a number of contemporary issues faced throughout the year. Led by the Most Revered Robert W. McElroy, Bishop of the San Diego Diocese, the opening session focused on pastoral care and witness in…

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New Head of School for La Reina!

Please join us in extending a warm “Welcome!” to Tony Guevara, who will join La Reina High School and Middle School as “Head of School” on July 1st. With a breadth and depth of experience spanning more than three decades in a wide range of academic leadership positions — including his current responsibilities as President…

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Toledo-area new Board Leadership

A warm “welcome!” to all of the individuals who have graciously accepted an invitation to join the Board of Trustees of a SND sponsored school or educational ministry. Board members provide a critical support system to the leaders of our schools and centers – bringing priceless experiences, skills and knowledge to the table. Each year,…

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Vision meets creativity – a pictorial view of SND Education Principles

Last spring we invited students to creatively express one of the SND Educational Principles in the form of a colorful poster. Many thanks to the teachers who supported the project and “kudos” to the very talented students whose art work will be featured on the cover of a series of note cards. Here’s a sneak…

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2016 Distinguished Graduate Awards – student names and a few pictures to enjoy

We are delighted to share the names of graduating seniors and eighth graders who were given the 2016 SND Distinguished Graduate Award. Fifty students from 38 schools across the partnership join in the legacy of educational excellence, community service and living gospel values associated with the Sisters of Notre Dame. Please see the file below…

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Ugandan Sisters Experience the U.S.A.

They may live nearly 7,500 miles away in a nation as different as night and day from Chardon, Ohio but the SND Sisters from Uganda fit right into the fabric of life at the Provincial Center. Joyful, full of life, and passionate about their work Sr. Mary Sunday, Sr. Mary Juliet, Sr. Anita Marie and…

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Julie Billiart School receives a national award

Julie Billiart, a SND sponsored school in Lyndhurst, OH, has a long history of innovation and academic excellence. As their website notes: “Educational practices, technology and faculty may have changed since the school’s founding in 1954, but the mission remains the same: empowering students with special learning needs to reach their full potential”. A recent…

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“Think Tank” Meets to Brainstorm New SND/CRS Program

An innovative partnership that will create stronger connections with SND educational ministries in other countries is currently being explored with Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Founded in 1943 by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops, CRS provides assistance to 130 million people in more than 90 countries and territories in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the…

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