Each year SHS teachers work with their students to help them understand and practice self-respect and respect for others through the Circle of Grace classes in addition to other weekly Guidance and religion lessons. These activities assist the child in learning and growing in a healthy and positive way.
All teachers of religion have been commissioned by the Diocese of Corpus Christi to teach religion through continuing religious instruction or by holding a degree in Theology.
SHS operates with 80% of the staff holding certifications in CPR & First Aid techniques including the bus driver, PE, cafeteria, and After School Program personnel.
Sacred Heart School teachers and aides attend a wide variety of Local and Diocesan In-Service workshops and seminars including but not limited to the following subjects:
Social Emotional Learning Emergency Planning Safe Schools Classes
Common Sense Safety Bloodbourne Pathogens Early Childhood
Curriculum Study & Alignment Textbook Presentations Campus Planning
ITBS Scores Disaggregation Monthly Campus Meetings Team Buildiing
Various Religious Topics Sacramental Preparations Retreats
Google Classroom 3-D Printing DoJo Classroom
Webinars & Zoom Meetings Online Partner Sites Confidentiality Concerns
Planning for STREAM Activities (Science/Technology/Religion/Engineering/Art/Math)
Teachers/Administrators attend 10 hours or more of Professional Development annually through the following:
Neuhaus Education Center – Houston (on campus & online)
Houston Montessori Institute – Houston (on campus)
Education Service Center – Region 2 – Corpus Christi (on campus & online)
Diocese of Victoria Spiritual Renewal Center – Victoria
Diocese of Corpus Christi Office of Catholic Schools – Corpus Christi
Nationally Recognized Speakers on Education, Bullying, Best Practices in Education,
Social Emotional Learning, etc.
Various online resources like: NCEA, edWeb.net, EduScape, etc.
“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.”