Catholic Conference of Ohio
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Education Department - Catholic Conference of Ohio

About the Education Department

The Catholic Conference of Ohio's Department on Education serves those involved in Catholic elementary and secondary schools, religious education, youth and young adult ministry, and college campus ministry. Those meeting as groups on a regular basis include the Diocesan Directors of Campus Ministry, the Diocesan Directors of Religious Education, Superintendents of Schools, and Diocesan Directors of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Each of these groups uses the Conference as a forum for planning, discussion, cooperative action and professional growth.

Education

Mr. Matthew Daniels Named Senior Director of Education For Toledo Diocese

Welcome Matt!

  • Posted: Oct. 29, 2018
  • Categories: Education

Matt was most recently the first lay principal at Saint Rocco Parish School in the Diocese of Cleveland.  He previously served as principal-minister at Holy Trinity Parish School in Assumption, Ohio.  He was also a member of the English faculty and served as Faculty Technology Coordinator for Saint John Jesuit High School and Academy.

Matt completed his Bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University where he was a four-time scholar athlete as a walk-on for the football team, and he earned a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Notre Dame’s Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program.

Matt and his wife, Jen, have five children Joseph (7), Maria (5), James (4), Luke (2) and John (6 months).

This appointment is effective November 13, 2018.

Legislative Report

August 2018

  • Posted: Aug. 13, 2018
  • Categories: Education

This report addresses legislation impacting Ohio Catholic schools.  It includes bills recently signed into law, as well as legislation still pending.

Legislative Report (PDF)

Ohio's 529 Plan

Benefits for Students in Grades K-12

  • Posted: Aug. 13, 2018
  • Categories: Education

This notice contains general information relating to recent changes in Federal law and Ohio law. For more specific information, parents (as well as grandparents and other benefactors) are encouraged to consult their financial advisor or tax preparer.

Ohio Plan (PDF)

Ohio House Passes Bill Protecting the Right of Religious Expression In Schools

Clarifies that students have the rights of religious conscience

 HB 428 (Ginter-LaTourette), the Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act of 2018,  would protect the right of students to engage in religious activities to the same extent secular activities are allowed in school and have the same access to school facilities.  The bill passed 62-20

Catholic Conference of Ohio Testimony

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State Scholarship Programs

Learn about the various Scholarship Programs available to Catholic Schools in Ohio.

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The Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association

Department Contacts

Larry Keough
Associate Director, Department on Education

Convenes and staffs the Superintendents of Catholic Schools and Diocesan Youth and Young Adult Directors

Superintendents of Schools
Chair: Deacon Paul Ward, Diocese of Steubenville

Youth & Young Adult Ministry
Chair: Richard Maume, Diocese of Toledo

Department Contacts

Theresa Bowser
Director, OCSAA

Convenes and staffs the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association (OCSAA)

Chair: Susan Gibbons, Archdiocese of Cincinnati

Department Contacts

Carolyn Jurkowitz
Director, Catholic Conference of Ohio

Convenes and staffs the Directors of Religious Education and Campus Ministry

Directors of Religious Education
Chair: Chris Hoag, Diocese of Cleveland

Campus Ministry Directors:
Chair: Richard Maume, Diocese of Toledo