Thunder Bay teacher rocks on

Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.

Call of the north helps dream come alive

TORONTO - Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated village of Ivujivik, Que.

Young Tommy balances school, acting career

STRATFORD, ONT. - Conor Bergauer considers himself more of a singer than an actor but the young teen jumped at the chance to play “the deaf, dumb and blind,” kid in the summer hit at the Stratford Festival. The Grade 7 Catholic student from Waterloo, Ont. is sharing the lead role in the hit musical Tommy through the summer and into the fall.

Challenge is to make the classroom a holy place

BARRY’S BAY, ONT. - Catholic education should lead to an encounter with the living God and reveal reality’s transcendence, said the Federation of Catholic Teachers’ Guilds of Ontario’s founding president.

Program funds college for former Crown wards

TORONTO - Matthew, like many 18-year-olds, is heading to university for the first time this September. But unlike many of his peers, he was a Crown ward and will be part of the first generation of youth leaving the care of children’s aid societies in Ontario to benefit from the 100 per cent Tuition for Youth Leaving Care program.

New education director to build on past to make better future

TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board’s new director of education is “totally revved up for it to be September again” so she can continue to build on work already done.

Angela Gauthier chosen as TCDSB's new director of education

TORONTO - Angela Gauthier has been appointed the new director of education for the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Board helps revitalize Windsor’s core

The City of Windsor has donated land to the Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board for the rebuild of Catholic Central High School in the heart of the border city’s downtown.

A career spent acting out his Catholic values

BRAMPTON, ONT.  - More than 20 years ago, Mark Creedon walked into a tough situation. The new executive director of Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin was looking at year-long waiting lists for services and a tiny $750,000 budget.

London Catholic board developing a new communication strategy

The London Catholic school board is proposing to spend up to $100,000 to revamp the board’s communication strategy.

Developing entire person key to success

Developing the entire person is what keeps Catholic education so successful in Ontario, Marino Gazzola believes.