Sponsorship Office – Events, Registrations & Meetings

If you are interested in attending and have questions about registration, please contact the Sponsorship Office at ewsponsorship@ewsndden.org


SNDdeN Educators Symposium
Educating for Life: Notre Dame de Namur Schools Today

Who Should Attend: All SNDdeN educators, teachers, and staff.

What does it mean to be a Notre Dame de Namur educator today? How do we meet the needs of our students in our classrooms with integrity to our mission and hope for the future? Join SNDdeN educators from throughout the province for a day of conversation, reflection, and networking. All SNDdeN educators, teachers, and staff are encouraged to attend. A livestream option will be available for those unable to attend in person.

Keynote: David Palmieri, Theology teacher, Xaverian Brothers High School, Westwood MA and founder, Without Exception, a network for LGBTQ+ ministry in Catholic schools.  

Faculty panel:  
Evan Derosby, History Teacher, Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro
Ashley Hasling, Math Teacher, Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School, Methuen
Pam Mason, Religion Teacher, Notre Dame Academy, Worcester

School Leaders 2023

Friday, March 15, 2024
9 am – 1 pm ET

Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, MA

Hallmarks Retreat

Hallmark retreat 2023, Ipswich, MA
Hallmarks retreat 2023, Ipswich, MA

Who Should Attend: Any Notre Dame de Namur faculty & staff

The Hallmarks retreat includes about 12 to 15 participants and engages educators in reflection and conversation on the Notre Dame Hallmarks and tradition. All Notre Dame faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a Hallmarks retreat during the first several years of their tenure. Please contact your head of school, campus minister or mission leader for registration information.

East Coast
April 4 & 5, 2024 | Notre Dame Spirituality Center, Ipswich, MA

Healing the Healers Retreat

A day-long retreat for rest, reflection, and socializing with fellow staff from Notre Dame de Namur health care facilities throughout New England. Opportunities to learn more about the spirituality of the sisters, and optional meditative walks, gardening, yoga, and art. Option to spend the night at the retreat center for those who would like. Please reach out to Julie Dowd for more information.

May 9-11, 2024

Notre Dame Spirituality Center, Ipswich, MA

Who Should Attend: Any staff members from the Notre Dame health care facilities.

2024 Student Leadership Conference

2024 Student Leadership Save the Date

Mark your calendars and start preparing your students for the 2024 Student Leadership Conference.

June 24 – 27, 2024

Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

2024 School Leaders Conference
Educate, Empower, Transform

Who Should Attend: Heads of Schools and leadership teams.

This year we bring our conference to Cincinnati, Ohio. We will have an all-inclusive experience holding the conference and offering accommodations at The Westin in downtown Cincinnati not far from our Ohio schools and Province center. Custom SNDdeN hotel booking link available now.
With the change in timing and advanced notice we hope you will mark your calendars, plan ahead and rally your leadership teams to join us November 2024! Watch for registration! We welcome you to submit your suggestions for speakers, topics and workshops.

November 11-13, 2024
The Westin, Cincinnati, OH

Our next session will be:
Diversity, Inclusion, Gender Justice, Feminist Education

  • Monday, March 4, 2024
  • Early Session: 3:45 ET/12:45 PT | Late Session: 6:15 pm ET/3:15 pm PT

Where: Zoom

Who Should Attend: This 6-part orientation program is for new Notre Dame de Namur educators. We welcome all educators, but the program is particularly tailored for those in their first three years of teaching or working at a Notre Dame de Namur learning community. Please download and share the flyer linked here and above with any faculty or staff.

Participants have a choice of attending the early or late session each day.  The same material will be presented at each session. If you have any questions about the program, please do not hesitate to reach out to Julie Dowd, jdowd@ewsndden.org, or Kim Weckbacher, kweckbacher@ewsndden.org


Administrators Monthly Meetings

SECONDARY / ADULT EDUCATION: 
12:30 pm ET / 9:30 am PT
First Monday of the month:
 
March 4, 2024
April 8, 2024
May 6, 2024
June 3, 2024
ELEMENTARY/EARLY CHILDHOOD: 
2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT
First Monday of the month:
 
March 4, 2024
April 8, 2024
May 6, 2024
June 3, 2024

Quarterly Board Chair & Vice Chair Meetings

All meetings are held at 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT.

  • April 2, 2024