The Catalyst Program

Course: The Catalyst Program

A Free, Online National Leadership Development Program for Aspiring Catholic School Leaders

Audiences: This program is open to teachers and principals currently working in K–12 Catholic schools. The program is ideal for those with strong faith and morals, a commitment to ministry, an entrepreneurial spirit, a commitment to social justice, patience and flexibility, and relational skills.
Method: Online
Length: 5 months
Cost: Free

Pair up with a mentor principal at your school and join the free, online Catalyst Program to grow your Catholic school leadership skills. Aspiring leaders, in partnership with their mentoring principal and as members of an online cohort, will take on day-to-day school leadership tasks, explore seminal writings on Catholic education and develop a school improvement project that responds to the needs of the school community.


This comprehensive, national leadership development program is intended to identify aspiring Catholic school leaders in K–12 Catholic schools and provide opportunities, through mentoring and immersion, for Catholic school leadership development. All coursework will be completed online. Participants will not need to attend the Creighton campus.

Professional Development

The Catalyst Program is grounded in Creighton University’s Standards in Catholic School Leadership, and it is aligned with the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.

Scheduled Classes

Call us at 402.280.4076 or email to schedule a class for yourself or your organization today.