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||
|Campus Planning||ITBS Scores Disaggregation||Monthly Campus Meetings||Team Building|
|Various Religious Topics||Sacramental Preparations||Retreats||Google Classroom|
|3-D Printing||DoJo Classroom||Various Educational Webinars||Online Partners Sites|
|Confidentiality Concerns||Safe Environment||S.T.R.E.A.M. Planning||G Suite Tools|
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 Edu, 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.”