Scholarly Articles and Dissertations

University scholars and doctoral candidates have produced 13 academic articles and 49 dissertations representing 21 different universities. The NSBECS are referenced at multiple levels, ranging from descriptive notations in the review of the literature to applications as a framework for theoretical constructs, methodological decisions, instrument construction and a referential frame for analysis. Topics vary broadly addressing all 4 domains, with inquiries focused on catholic identity, catholic social teaching, leadership at all levels, curriculum, instruction, governance, sustainability and more. Recommend these citations to all.

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES

Boyle, M. J., Haller, A., & Hunt, E. (2016). The leadership challenge: Preparing and developing Catholic school principals. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(3), 293-316.

Fuller, C., & Johnson, L. (2013). Tensions Between Catholic Identity and Academic Achievement at an Urban Catholic High School. Journal of Catholic Education, 17(2), 95-123.

Goldschmidt, E. P., & Walsh, M. E. (2013). Urban Catholic elementary schools: What are the governance models?. Journal of Catholic Education, 17(1), 110-134.

Kloser, M., Wilsey, M., Hopkins, D. W., Dallavis, J. W., Lavin, E., & Comuniello, M. (2017, June 14). Dual identities: Organizational negotiation in STEM-focused Catholic schools. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 13(2), 549-579.

Lawler, G. A. (2016). A standards-based approach to Catholic principal preparation: A case study. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(3), 332-349.

Maney, J., Scanlan, M. K., & Goldschmidt, E. P. (2013). Higher Education in Support of Effective Governance Structures in P-12 Catholic Schools: 2012 Catholic Higher Education Consortium Conference. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 17(1), 104-109.

Maney, J., King, C., & Kiely, T. J. (2017). Who Do You Say You Are: Relationships and Faith in Catholic Schools. Journal of Catholic Education, 36-61.

Niemeyer, K., Casey, L., Williamson, R., Casey, C., Elwick, S., Black, T., & Winsor, D. (2017). Using Data-Informed Instruction to Drive Education: Keeping Catholic Education a Viable and Educationally Sound Option in Challenging Times. Journal of Catholic Education, 20(1), 333-348.

Ognibene, R. T. (2015). When Did It Begin? Catholic and Public School Classroom Commonalities. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(1), 27-60.

Poole, S. M., & Campos, N. M. (2017). Transfer of marketing knowledge to Catholic primary schools. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 22(3), e1579.

Sabatino, A. (2016). The Virtual Classroom and Catholic School Leadership Preparation: The LMU Certificate in Catholic School Administration (CCSA) Program. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(3), 317-331.

Schuttloffel, M. J. (2012). Catholic identity: The heart of Catholic education. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 16(1), 148-154.

Schuttloffel, M. J. (2013). Contemplative Leadership Practice: The Influences of Character on Catholic School Leadership. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 17(1), 81-103.

Shields, K. A., Walsh, M. E., & Lee-St John, T. J. (2016). The Relationship of a Systemic Student Support Intervention to Academic Achievement in Urban Catholic Schools. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(3), 116-141.

Smetana, L. K., & Coleman, E. R. (2015). School Science Capacity: A Study of Four Urban Catholic Grade Schools. Journal of Catholic Education, 19(1).

Vera, E., Heineke, A., Carr, A., Camacho, D., Israel, M. S., Goldberger, N., . . . Hill, M. (2017). Latino Parents of English Learners in Catholic Schools: Home vs. School Based Educational Involvement. Journal of Catholic Education, 20(2), 1-29.

DISSERTATIONS

University of Alabama

Baker, M. A. (2014). Literary Analysis and the Catholic Optic in Catholic High School English Classes (Order No. 3683631). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1658559721).

Boston College

Fuller, C. (2018). Leading Dual Language Immersion in Catholic Elementary Schools Available from ERIC; Social Science Premium Collection. (2101884923; ED585122). 

Hawley, I. A. (2016). Perceptions of Catholic Identity and the Role of Leadership in a Parish Elementary School: A Case (Order No. AAI3702801). Available from PsycINFO. (1812932718; 2016-26515-201). 

Catholic University of America

Chittle, E. M. (2017). Contemplative Leadership in Catholic Schools: Employed by Principals, Experienced by Teachers, and its Impact on Teachers' Care for the Spiritual Lives of Students (Order No. 10274202). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1914685959). 

Kilty, K. J. (2018). Hiring for Mission, Religious Formation, and the Catholic Elementary School Lay Principal's Spiritual Leadership Available from ERIC; Social Science Premium Collection. (2101371442; ED583386). 

Messina, B. A. (2018). The Relationships Among Teachers' Knowledge of Mission Statements, Understanding of Mission, and the Manifestation of Mission in Catholic High School Culture Available from ERIC; Social Science Premium Collection. (2101374282; ED583411). 

Radice, L. M. (2016). A Multiple Case Study Investigation into the Instructional Methodologies Utilized by Catholic School Religion Teachers to Implement the Doctrinal Elements of Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age (Order No. 10117633). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1795084452). 

Seighman, J. L. (2015). Catholic Choir School Models in the United States: Reinvigorating the Musico-liturgical Life of the Church (Order No. 3705744). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1691345390). 

Showalter, S. M. (2016). Transformational Leadership Study of Catholic Inner-city Schools in the United States (Order No. 10009787). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1762731076). 

Concordia University Portland

Taylor, C. (2018). Financial Crisis in Catholic Education: An Evaluation Study of Three Alternative Funding Models. Retrieved from https://commons.cu-portland.edu/edudissertations/142

Creighton University

Fernandez, A. (2017). A Qualitative Study on Sustainable Professional Learning Communities in Catholic Elementary Schools (Order No. 10624623). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1964959008).

Jordan, N. (2016). The Catholic School Sustainability Crisis: Perceptions of Parish-based, Elementary Catholic School Principals from Northern California (Order No. 10254349). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1868417188). 

Slattery, P. J. (2016). Superintendent and Stakeholder Perceptions Regarding Catholic Superintendents' Role as Catalyst for Improving Catholic School Sustainability (Order No. 10254487). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1868414262). 

Fordham University

Fitzmaurice, T. S. (2016). Catholic School Superintendents' Perspectives on the Common Core State Standards (Order No. 10146975). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1829624330). 

Murphy, S. B. (2016). Catholic High School Department Chairs: Teachers, Leaders, and Promoters of Catholic Identity (Order No. 10112664). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1800754553). 

Johnson and Wales University

Swoboda, K. M. (2016). The Self-efficacy of Elementary/middle level Catholic School Principals Regarding Major Roles and Responsibilities: Implications for Professional Preparation and Development (Order No. AAI3701134). Available from PsycINFO. (1812935640; 2016-26513-189). 

Loyola Marymount University

Barisano, E. C. O. (2017). Forming and Supporting Lay Catholic Elementary School Principals as Spiritual Leaders (Order No. 10271110). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1891353045).

Boyer, M. B. (2015). An Examination of Catholic School Teachers' Perceptions and Legal Understanding of Cyberbullying (Order No. 3739705). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1751047382). 

Ramirez, A. E. (2017). "When Do We Play?": Administrator, Teacher, and Parent Perceptions of Play in a Catholic Kindergarten Classroom. 

Loyola University Chicago

Andrejek, L. A. (2015). Revitalizing the Catholic Identity of Schools: Ecclesial Leaders of the Catholic Church on Methods of Providing an Outstanding Catholic Formation and Education for Students (Order No. AAI3623582). Available from PsycINFO. (1671634146; 2015-99051-019). 

Durham, D. (2016). Keeping Schools Catholic: Discipleship as Paradigm for Administrators, Teachers, Staff and Students (Order No. 10195200). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1880546970). 

Frey, J. L. (2017). Exploring the Implications for Educational Leadership: A Case Study of Cristo Rey St. Martin College Preparatory High School (Order No. 10259116). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1914683799). 

Shah, J. K. (2017). Critical Media Literacy Instruction with Teacher Residents in Urban Catholic Schools: A Comparative Case Study Approach to Implementation and Critical Transformational Learning (Order No. 10257365). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1914681813). 

Sullivan, D. A., Menden, M., & Morten, S. D. (2016). Shifting Professional Culture in Catholic Schools: A Case Study (Order No. AAI3709662). Available from PsycINFO. (1794481960; 2016-17129-257).

Walsh, T., & Spells, D. (2016). Service Learning in a Catholic School Setting: Using the Church's Mandate for Social Justice to Strengthen Catholic Culture and Identity (Order No. 10118411). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1804048285). 

University of Massachusetts Boston

Flieger, C. (2014). Transformational Leadership and Student Achievement: A Case Study of Catholic Elementary Schools in the Archdiocese of Boston (Order No. 3670299). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1650629225).

Nova Southeastern University

Bekingalar, L. (2016). Examining Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Substitute Teachers and Their Impact on Student Learning (Order No. AAI3716084). Available from PsycINFO. (1812928751; 2016-21247-142).

Donohue, D. L. (2014). Private Independent Catholic Schools: Components of Successful Start-up Schools (Order No. 3581846). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1635055482). 

Saint Louis University

Bohac, M. A., Freitag, J. D., & Guidry, T. M. (2015). An Analysis of Resources Provided by Central Offices to School Leaders to Guide Catholic Identity (Order No. AAI3624037). Available from PsycINFO. (1674700959; 2015-99071-004). 

O'Sullivan, P. M., Knize, M. W., Romero, E., & Safford, D. A. A. (2018). Catholic Social Teaching: A Study of Professional Development in the Diocese of Dallas (Order No. 10830498). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2070929377).

University of Pennsylvania

Boyle, P. (2017). Exploring Potential Connections between Philadelphia-area Catholic High School Experiences and Graduates' Later Life Pathways: Are these Schools Helping to Shape Service-oriented Citizens? (Order No. 10600942). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1954671259). 

Regent University

Miani, D. J. (2016). An Investigation of Catholic School Educators' Perceptions of the Influence of the Catholic Identity on Promoting and Modeling Digital Citizenship (Order No. AAI3732068). Available from PsycINFO. (1828878233; 2016-37850-290). 

Plymouth State University

Stoloski, K. E. (2014). In Principal We trust: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Lived Experience of Beginning Catholic School Principals Establishing Trust with Teachers (Order No. 3713738). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1708664223).

University of San Francisco

Baccari, S. F. (2013). Preserving Catholic Identity in Catholic Secondary Schools and the Impact on Catholic Identity by Non-Catholic and International Students. 

Emerson-Boles, E. (2015). Perceptions of Archdiocese of San Francisco Principals Regarding the Implementation of "Partners in Faith: Parish, School and Family" (2000) (Order No. 3707264). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1696055167). 

Greene Henning, T. (2015). Catholic Secondary School Principals' Perceptions of the Qualities of Effective Catholic Secondary School Teachers (Order No. 3741597). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1751298118). 

Martin, R. L., Jr. (2016). Catholic Secondary School Students' Religious Profiles and Perceptions of Religious Influence: A Case Study (Order No. 10127979). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1798850730).

Musaby'Imana, V. (2016). Teachers' Perceptions of Their Role in the Moral Education of Students in Catholic Secondary Schools in the Diocese of Kabale, Uganda (Order No. 10127982). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1810170464).

Ray-Timoney, J. (2015). The Perceptions of Catholic Elementary School Principals in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon Concerning the Catholic Identity and Program Effectiveness of their Respective Schools (Order No. 3707317). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1696055138). 

Scherer, K. (2018). Unlocking Creative Potential: Catholic Elementary School Principal Perceptions of Creativity. 

Shurley, A. v. S. (2015). Perceptions of Four Sacred Heart Heads of School Relative to the Utilization of the Goals and Criteria and Specific Processes in Decision Making (Order No. 3741595). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1751298172).

Teng, K. W. A. (2018). Perceptions of Primary School Principals in Singapore about their Role as Justice Agents Available from ERIC; Social Science Premium Collection. (2155991963; ED587728).

Seattle University

Khedam, S. (2015). Self-perceptions of Moral Leadership among Catholic School Principals in the Archdiocese of Seattle (Order No. 10167994). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1826874268).

Seton Hall University

Leto, T. R. (2018). Catholic Identity in Edmund Rice Christian Brother Schools in the United States (Order No. 10793371). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2036596726). 

Logan, A. J. (2018). How Teachers Experience Change: A Case Study of the Merger between Two Catholic Schools (Order No. 10813225). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2039069432). 

Southwestern Baptist University

Stuckenschneider, L. K. (2017). A Quantitative Study of the Formation of Spiritual Leadership in Catholic School Principals in the State of Missouri (Order No. 10258128). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1880134731). 

Walden University

Tucker, D. (2016). Successful Sustainability in a Catholic Secondary School (Order No. 10182346). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1832360320). 

Western Kentucky University

Hagan, D. C. (2014). Catholic School Faculty Meetings: A Case Study Linking Catholic Identity, School Improvement, and Teacher Engagement (Order No. 10161092). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1841921059). 

Harrison, H. M. (2016). Implicit Theories and Perceptions of Academic Changes Among Teachers in Lasallian Secondary Schools in the San Francisco New Orleans District (Order No. 10247488). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global; Social Science Premium Collection. (1864754265).

Catholic School Standards Project

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