Learning is Natural — Early Education

Jessie Van Hecke, a graduate of Thomas Aquinas College and a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher at St. Augustine Academy in Ventura, California, credits her liberal education at Thomas Aquinas College with introducing her to classical views of education and the...

Valedictorians Reveal Their Schools

One should expect to learn a lot about a school through the quality of its valedictory addresses. What do its best students speaking at the most important event of their lives to date want to share about their experience? What made their time at school memorable? What...

Creative Classical Assessment

David Szostak has been a 6th Grade Tutor at the Saint Thomas Aquinas Tutorial in Maryland while pursing a doctorate in Theology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Washington, DC.   Most modern schools are obsessed with...

Exciting Students About Great Literature

By Andrew Seeley Jennifer Thomas has taught history and literature to high school and junior high students in Catholic schools for twenty-five years. During that time, including a three-year stint at an inner city diocesan school in the Oakland diocese, she has “never...

Teaching and Living Theology

Mr. Michael Verlander is chairman of the Theology department at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, Georgia, and also has served there as Dean of Houses and Trent House Master. Michael has a strong commitment to Catholic liberal education arising from his years...