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Faculty should begin reading and discussing sections of works that explain ideas central to classical education such as “The Lost Tools of Learning,” The Holy See’s Teaching on Catholic Schools, articles from Beyond The Test, or (for something more challenging) Stratford Caldecott’s Beauty in the Word. Audio downloads from our site or the Circe Institute website can also foster greater faculty understanding of the goals of classical education.
Consider in-service training for all staff, introducing Catholic classical education. Off-site programs include our Conference and Academic Retreats. Though not Catholic, the Circe Institute offers excellent in-service and off-site programs.
Memoria Press has pre-packaged curricular materials for each grade level that will ease the transition for k-8 schools. Its curriculum is easily tailored to Catholic classical schools through the use of supplementary materials recommended by the Catholic Classical Schools Project. Memoria Press can guide you through this process if you call their office.
St. Jerome’s Educational Plan offers excellent guidance for curricular development.