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.

It’s never too early for Science, Technology, Engineering or Math – just ask the little ones at Maria Early Learning!

The National Science Teachers Association* affirms that learning science and engineering practices in the early years can foster children’s curiosity and enjoyment in exploring the world around them. It also can lay the foundation for a progression of science learning in K–12 settings and throughout their entire lives. Similar research applies to math and music.…

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2018 Catholic Schools Week: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.

Culling big thoughts down into a few words can send a compelling message. “Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” Four words that describe the power of a Catholic education and the influence it can have on the life of a student.  It’s fitting that those words have been chosen for this year’s Catholic Schools Week Theme. Since…

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Lessons of a different scale

Not sure how to teach young students complex religious ideas, Sr. Nanette Zeimet, SND of the Chardon Province turned to a childhood favorite – music and rhymes. Putting a new twist on something old, Sr. Nanette’s use of musical parodies proved to be a winning formula. Read about her parodies in the October issue of…

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“It was our Lady's humility which rendered her pleasing to God and made her the means of salvation for the whole human race.”

-St. Julie Billiart  (July 12, 1751 —  April 8, 1816)

 

St. Julie statue at SND de Namur Motherhouse in Belgium
St. Julie statue at SND de Namur Motherhouse in Belgium

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New and “Nearly New” Leaders Gather for Retreat

The Sisters of Notre Dame, the staff of the National Education Office and members of the Education Advisory Council welcomed “new” and “relatively new” lead administrators to the Bethany Center in Chardon, OH for a retreat centered on issues relevant to leaders of SND Sponsored Schools and Centers. Gathering together for the first time, the…

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