ERIC Number: ED431703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Character Development in the Catholic School.
Cronin, Patricia H., Ed.
This collection of essays addresses the particular qualities of character education in Catholic schools. The focus of the essays is on developing Christian character in students and the envisionment of the Catholic school graduate as a Christ-like person. Specific suggestions are made for early childhood, middle school, and secondary school teachers. The eight essays are as follows: (1) "Character Development in the Catholic School" (Patricia H. Cronin); (2) "Character Education and Our Children" (Mary Sherman); (3) "The Gift of Love...The Heart of Virtue" (Mary Carol Gentile); (4) "Character Education: Reflections from a High School Principal" (John Hoffman); (5) "A Perspective from a Religious Educator" (Kimberly Klugh); (6) "A Reflection from a Superintendent of Schools" (William Carriere); (7) "A Perspective from a Catholic University Educator" (Mary Peter Travis); and (8) "Character Development Is Non-Negotiable" (Matthew J. Thibeau). (BT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Higher Education, Parent Role, Private Education, Religious Education, Teacher Role
National Catholic Educational Association, Dept. of Elementary Schools, 1077 30th Street NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; Tel: 202-337-6232; Fax: 202-333-6706; Web site: http://www.ncea.org ($9; 5 or more $8 each-member/$12 nonmember).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC. Dept. of Elementary Schools.