Fellowships: This is the fourth year of the DIA Fellows, and applications are open until mid-December. The project begins in January and concludes with your presentation at the DIA Schools Summit in October. Consider this a valuable development opportunity to enhance school culture or advance a program already offered. As members, you are eligible for a tuition discount.

Podcast “Follow to Lead’ is released twice monthly and all past podcasts are archived on the link provided. The podcast offers conversations on Catholic education and leadership and is an excellent resource for development and concepts that may be applicable in the classroom. Please subscribe on your favorite platform.

Newsletter: Join DIA’s mailing list to receive the quarterly newsletter, The Cenacle, and other updates. The Communication subscription box is linked on the home page.

Annual Summit: The 10th Annual DIA Schools Summit will be October 21-23, 2024 in Houston, Texas. Let’s discuss how your attendance might fit in the 2024-25 professional development budget. There will be several keynote addresses by recognizable names in Catholic education leadership, as well as workshop tracks for administrators, teachers and campus ministers. View the wrap up video for an excellent summary of the 2022 experience.

Job Board: Reserved for members, post openings leading to faith-focussed candidates throughout the country, and beyond. 

Strategic Partner Offers: 

  • HALLOW APP – Hallow is offering an exclusive 10% discount on the Hallow for Schools program. Learn more at https://hallow.com/communities/schools/.
  • FRANCISCAN UNIVERSITY– DIA member school employees receive a 20% discount on Graduate Online programs, and any high school senior graduating from a DIA member school and choosing to attend Franciscan, beginning in the Fall 2023, will receive a one-time Grant of $2000. Learn about Franciscan University at Franciscan.edu
  • CATHOLIC VIRTUAL– DIA Member Schools receive a 24% discount off retail. See this video for details about online credits available through Marquette University. General Catholic Virtual information available at catholicvirtual.com.
  • MAGIS CENTER/JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE ACADEMY – Discounted tuition ($475 off) for the cohort for Catholic School leadership development. Learn more here.
  • YDISCIPLE – DIA members receive 50% off their first year subscription of YDisciple Premium.
  • SOPHIA INSTITUTE FOR TEACHERS – 50% off all Spirit of Truth Student Workbooks for DIA members.  New Schools also receive a free teacher’s guide per grade level.
  • GLOBAL LEADERSHIP NETWORK – Members quality for discounted rate of $99 for teachers, students, and administrators. ($130 savings of our regular rate).