November 2017 Newsletter

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During the course of one year, ISPD will usually work with 20-25 Catholic institutions offering on-site consulting with visits on a regular and consistent basis. It is intensive work where we get to know many people in the community and actually have the opportunity to “rub shoulders” with hundreds of them. In addition to our […]

October 2017 Newsletter

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The Development CORE TEAM: Why? Who? How? What? by Frank Donaldson, ISPD President In the spring of 1992, I was presenting a two day development workshop in the Diocese of San Jose. This was a time when development was just becoming more and more recognized as being necessary in order for Catholic schools to survive. […]

July/August Newsletter

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A New School Year, a New Fiscal Year: “Only One Chance to Make a First Impression” With the 2017 – 2018 school year getting ready to kick into high gear in August and September, and with parishes coming off of their summer breaks and the new fiscal year starting July 1st, there will be many […]

ISPD Releases NCEA Publication

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I became involved in Catholic School Development in 1987 – as a development director. That was close to 30 years ago. I didn’t plan on it; I didn’t seek out this ministry; I didn’t go to school to learn about it. It just happened, and it became a perfect fit. And so the last 25+ […]