Tentative Agenda

Monday, Oct. 21

3:00 pm Conference check in opens 

4:00 pm Opening Mass – Chapel of St. Basil 

5:00 pm Reception with Exhibitors

6:30 pm Dinner 

7:15 pm Opening General Session by Jackie Angel

Tuesday, Oct. 22, Feast of St. John Paul II

7:00 am Reconciliation 

8:30 am General Session by Brett Salkeld, Author, “Educating for Eternity: A Teacher’s Companion for Making Every Class Catholic”

10:00 am Mass celebrated by Cardinal DiNardo in Chapel of St. Basil

11:00 am Eucharistic Procession, Veneration and Benediction 

12:00 pm Lunch in working groups

Transfer to DIA Member School, St. John XXIII College Preparatory School in Katy, Texas

1:45 pm Concurrent Workshops: 1 for Board Members, 2 for Administrators, 2 for Campus Ministers, 2 for Teachers

3:00 pm Strategic Partner Workshops

3:30 pm Snack break

4:00 pm Concurrent Workshops: 1 for Board Members, 2 for Administrators, 2 for Campus Ministers, 2 for Teachers

5:00 pm Campus Tours

5:45 pm Reception & Dinner 

8:00 pm Transfer to conference hotel

Wednesday, Oct. 23

7:30 am (optional) Campus Mass – Chapel of St. Basil

8:15 am Exhibit hour

9:30 am Keynote Matthew Sanders, Magisterium AI

10:45 am Concurrent Workshops: 2 for Administrators, 2 for Campus Ministers, 2 for Teachers

12noon Lunch with Exhibitors

12:20 pm (optional) Campus Mass – Chapel of St. Basil

1:00 pm Closing Keynote/Panel “Crusaders for Faithful Catholic Education”

2:00 pm Summit closing remarks

2:30-4:00 pm DIA Founders Forum with Jimmy Mitchell, “Let Beauty Speak”