Mission & Ministry views education as one of the most vital keys in breaking the cycle of poverty. Catholic Education is a major program area and initiative of MMI with an emphasis on schools providing a quality education while acheiving sustainability.


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Scholarship Funds

Children’s Scholarship Fund - To view a listing of other scholarship opportunities (listed by state), click “Other Sources of Tuition Assistance” under Apply.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program: 1,000 scholarship are awarded each year for good-through-graduation at any college or university of the student’s choice. The student must have a 3.3 GPA and be of certain ethnicity. 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program: Awarded scholars receive comprehensive advising and financial support from the 8th grade through high school.

Quality Academics

Data Driven Instruction by Elizabeth Rafferty - National Education Association Momentum, Spring 2015

Blended Learning - Information, Formation, Transformation - National Catholic Educational Association

Private Schools Exploring Blended Models featuring DePaul Catholic School - Education Week 2014

The Importance of Evaluating Digital Curricula by Tim Hudson, PhD – Senior Director of Curriculum, DreamBox Learning, Inc.

Getting Serious about Induction – New programs aim to speed up learning curve for new teachers published at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Data Wise – A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning

Sustaining Technology Innovation: 9 Steps for Keeping Your Independent School on the Leading Edge - sponsored by Lenovo and Intel