The National Catholic Educational Association awarded The Center for Catholic Education with the 2016 Dr. Karen M. Ristau Innovation Award!
Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Catholic Education has won the Dr. Karen M. Ristau Innovation Award for its comprehensive approach to furthering the mission of Catholic education.
The award, given by the National Catholic Educational Association, recognized the Center for Catholic Education for its innovation in providing instruction, leadership and support for Catholic education, particularly through programs including PLACE (Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education) Corps, CAST (Catholic Archdiocesan School Teachers) and the Catholic School Leadership Academy.
Broad Range of Programs
The Center for Catholic Education brings together a broad range of programs to advance PK-12 education and provides solutions to the challenges facing Catholic education in Los Angeles and the nation.
Established Record of Success
The LMU School of Education has been educating Catholic school teachers and leaders for over 60 years. Our graduates lead Catholic school systems, schools and classrooms with a commitment to ensuring the tradition of Catholic education and changing lives.
The CCE focuses on three areas critical to the success of Catholic education: