2021 National Conference Vendor Catalog
JULY 26-29, 2021
We are grateful to be enjoying the tremendous hospitality of our co-sponsor, Dr. Michael Naughton and the Center for Catholic Studies here at the University of St. Thomas, and we thank New Eve Media for handling the live stream this week.
We are grateful to the following sponsors whose work we admire and recommend.
Click the vendors’ logos to visit their websites.
Virtual Vendor Fair sessions
(see below for vendor Zoom links):
Tuesday, July 27: 3:45-4:15 PM
Wednesday, July 28: 3:45-4:15 PM
For any trouble accessing the live stream, please contact New Eve Media at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies engages students, faculty and the universal Church in a Christ-centered exploration of 2,000 years of thought and culture to find deeper understanding of the common good in the contemporary world.
As part of the founding program of the Catholic studies movement in Catholic higher education, the Center, in collaboration with the Department of Catholic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, is internationally recognized for its distinctly integrated, interdisciplinary approach to academic work.
Today, we are a trusted partner for national Catholic organizations, including Catholic dioceses, schools, and health care systems throughout the U.S., as well as our international partners such as the Holy See’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Catholic universities in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Interested in learning more? Contact:
Classical Academic Press (CAP) is a classical education curriculum, media, and consulting company.
We are the product of years of brainstorming, conversations, thoughtful critiques, and application in private, public/charter, and homeschool classrooms. Our mission is to produce and supply to today’s market the finest classical curricula and resources. Our motto, “Classical Subjects Creatively Taught,” describes the essence of all that we publish (Latin, Logic, Writing & Rhetoric, Grammar, Greek, Spanish, Poetry, Literature Guides, and more). We seek to produce classical curricula and media with a clear design and structure and incremental and systematic instruction, all with a touch of delight, creativity, and flair. Learning should be fun and beautiful! Learn more about our classical curricula at www.classicalacademicpress.com. Explore our teacher training resources at www.classicalu.com
The CLT is the new standard for college entrance exams.
CLT provides assessments for grades 7 through 12, promoting a classics education, while featuring comprehensive school and individual analytics, as well as superior customer service and user experience.
Harrison Design specializes in high-end residential architecture, interior design and landscape architecture for clients throughout the U.S. and abroad. From traditional to modern, our body of work represents the full spectrum of scale and style.
We apply the same attention to quality and detail in all our work, including studios dedicated to sacred architecture, condominiums and townhomes, and community development.
We’ve developed a reputation for excellence in design, responsiveness to clients, and unparalleled project execution. Our international network of artisans, builders and suppliers ensures that the quality of the design is matched by the caliber of the material and workmanship. Our work has garnered numerous awards and been featured in design publications, including Architectural Digest, Architect, Veranda and Traditional Home, among others.
VENDORS AND ADVERTISERS
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability at America’s colleges and universities.
Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives an intellectually rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.
As an Academy we study, develop, and teach the best ways for teachers to master their art.
In the tradition of missions that have established schools, colleges, hospitals, food banks, shelters and other works intended to meet the needs of their neighbors, no matter their background, we offer support to any teacher in any kind of school or adult education program, serving all kinds of students. We believe in the dignity of every human being and that each one deserves an exceptional humanities education. That is why we are committed to serving all teachers and fostering humanities for everyone.
The support we provide improves teaching; better teaching improves learning; and better learning advances both the good of each individual student and the common good.
Catholic Textbook Project
The Catholic Textbook Project was formed to reignite curiosity and offer our students the full story of history.
Our team—a group of passionate Catholic educators—launched Catholic Textbook Project in 2000 to create textbooks that proceed from the insight that mankind and history have been transformed irrevocably by Christ and his Church.
When you use Catholic textbooks, your students will finish their classes with a deeper understanding of history—and a great interest in learning more!
We exist to help your school live its Catholic identity to the fullest extent possible. Our narrative-driven and authentically Catholic textbooks will allow your students to finally move beyond the limitations of secular history curricula.
Want to learn more? Please contact Matt Summers at msumers@
Institute for Excellence in Writing
Our mission is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.
Using the four language arts—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—IEW methods have been proven to be effective for students of all ages and levels of ability, including those who are gifted, have special needs, or are English language learners.
Want to learn more? Contact Beth O’Connor at BethO@iew.com
Without the Church, history would not be the same. We tell that story fully and accurately.
We take pride in producing textbooks that are Catholic, authentic, and engaging! Focused on the facts of history, without prejudice or bias, Catholic students can finally uncover what truly happened in history.
The Reta Trust
Reta Trust is open to Catholic employers that want to offer employees, clergy and religious staff health insurance coverage that is a great value (low cost, strong coverage) and complies with the religious directives on ethical healthcare.
The Trust works with several national health plan systems – Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CVS Caremark, Delta Dental, Vision Service Plan and Kaiser Permanente. By participating in a large group covering 35,000 members, Reta Trustors have lower costs than contracting directly with a health plan.
Want to learn more? Contact Bob Burnett at email@example.com
Ruah Woods Press
Ruah Woods Press helps children live their vocation to love as informed by Theology of the Body via world class K-12 supplemental curriculum.
Written by passionate teachers for passionate teachers, we conceived an integrated Theology of the Body curriculum that builds from PreK to Senior year. Each course is supplemental-designed to weave easily into your current Catholic religion curriculum. It’s a loving way to immerse students of all ages in the core truths of our faith-all authentically rooted in the thought of Pope St. John Paul II.
Secret Garden Educational Pathways
We are here to help. We provide online, Catholic, professional, individualized education therapy, supporting students with intellectual and learning challenges. With the help of our trained teachers, your student can find the key to their imagery and strengthen their mental pathways, two essential steps to reach success.
Want to learn more? Contact Margaret Walsh at Margaret@secretgardenep.com
TAN Academy is a comprehensive K-12 homeschool curriculum, from the publisher TAN Books, which seeks to educate their students and families to desire the highest things—the good, the true, and the beautiful.
TAN Academy’s guiding precepts are the education of children and the formation of families, which is achieved by the characteristics of our curriculum, which is trustworthy, simple to use, and is given at an affordable price.
Want to learn more? Contact Krista Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
TOBET – Theology of the Body Evangelization Team
In union with and in service of the Blessed Trinity and the Catholic Church, TOBET seeks to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, spread hope, and, by word and example, draw all people into the Communion of Persons of the Blessed Trinity by instructing others about Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body for the renewal and sanctification of the family, the Church, and the rest of society.
Between 1978 and 1984, Pope St. John Paul II delivered a series of Wednesday audiences that eventually became known as the Theology of the Body. This profound teaching offered what St. John Paul called an “adequate anthropology”—an examination of what it means to be human, made in God’s image and likeness, and how that reality is made visible in our human bodies. TOBET seeks to share this life-affirming message with others through educational resources: books, programs, talks, and seminars will offer hope and healing to a culture in need.
TOBET’s Episcopal Advisory Board confirmed the decision to create an original, age-appropriate program for Pre-School to 8th grade children not only to protect them from these negative influences, but also to help them to see the wonder of being made in God’s image and likeness
Wyoming Catholic College
Wyoming Catholic College forms students through a rigorous immersion in the primary sources of the classical liberal arts tradition, the grandeur of the mountain wilderness, and the spiritual heritage of the Catholic Church. Grounded in real experience and thoughtful reflection, our graduates love truth, think clearly, and communicate eloquently, engaging with the world as it is.