he Call to Lead draws upon Church documents published since the Second Vatican Council to consider essential aspects of leadership in Catholic education. These aspects include answering the call to leadership, commitment to the mission of Catholic education, the spiritual and professional dimensions of leadership, Gospel witness, and the formation needed to assume the role of faith leader.
Author Archive for: Dr. Jamie Arthur
About Dr. Jamie Arthur
Jamie Arthur serves as senior fellow with The Cardinal Newman Society assisting in the Catholic High School Honor Roll division. Dr. Arthur left her position as administrative head of school at Holy Spirit Preparatory School (Atlanta, GA) in 2013, a capstone to a career of over twenty-five years in elementary, high school, and college level administration and teaching. In addition to responsibilities associated with school administration, Dr. Arthur was recognized by the Southern
Association for Independent Schools (SAIS) from 2001-2013 as an accreditation chair, working within a dual accreditation model with AdvancEd. Dr. Arthur complements her professional life through philanthropic work with various projects associated with youth, especially those marginalized by society. She holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia, a MED with a concentration in secondary math from University of South Carolina, and PhD with a concentration in Educational Policy Studies from Georgia State University (2011). Dr. Arthur’s dissertation provides an in-depth study on lay leaders in Catholic schools in their role as faith leaders.
Entries by Dr. Jamie Arthur
This compilation is a companion to the Cardinal Newman Society’s analysis, Faith and Morals Language in Catholic School Teacher Employment Documents: Best Practices Brief. It provides additional source material for the reader to consider when researching and reviewing faith and morals clauses in diocesan employment documents for Catholic school teachers. Diocesan policies and statements regarding teachers were […]
Introduction There have been many changes in Catholic education in the United States since the first missionary schools were established in the Americas, and among the most significant has been the late-20th century shift to primarily lay Catholic teachers. In recent years, efforts to strengthen the Catholic identity of schools in the United States have prompted […]
This is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initative and its potential impact on Catholic education. As a former Catholic school administrator, of interest to me are the countless articles detailing the controversy surrounding the Common Core which are dominating educational news stories throughout the United States. While passionate authors […]