Diocesan Policies and Other Resources


Diocesan Policies

Other Bishops’ Presentations and Statements

Administrator and Teaching Resources

  • Catholic School Playbook, a project of the Ortner Family Foundation, helps schools adopt best practices to improve in all areas. Their resources include a job bank, a parent quiz, interviews with a multitude of Catholic school leaders, a blog, and much more!
  • Book Looks provides ratings to books so you can find out what objectionable content may be in your children’s books before they do.
  • Ascension Press is an organization that presents the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith as the path to a fulfilled life and authentic happiness. They share valuable resources, create powerful media, and build communities to answer the longings of the human heart with the transformative power of the Gospel.
  • Endow, seeks to educate women toward a more profound understanding of their God-given dignity through study in small group communities of faith and friendship. They have study guides available for youth in middle and high school.
  • The Religious Freedom Institute Crisis Toolkit offers practical guidance to help institutions prepare for, mitigate, and respond to crises while remaining faithful to their core convictions, identity, and mission.
  • T2 Tough Topics is an educational tool for any parent, youth minister, director religious education, or other adult who wants to provide youth or adults (13+ years old) with knowledge of complicated cultural issues, like gender identity, and practice in challenging conversations
  • Parents Defending Education provides an information page on “What Parents Need to Know” which includes resources from questions to ask a school your school to state-by-state complaints
  • The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education provides a National Catholic Teaching credential. Learn more here. 
  • RuahWoods, a Theology of the Body education center that develops age-appropriate curriculum promoting a Catholic vision of the person (and implicitly countering gender ideology) for educators and parents.  High school resources also can be used for teacher formation. All resources available online.
  • TOBET, The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team
    • TOBET’s The Body Matters, a Preschool through 8th Grade Program based on St. John Paul’s Theology of the Body with original, non-consumable classroom set books, Educator Guides, including lesson plans and assessments, Parent Guides, and suggested Hybrid Model of classroom use and use at home so parents learn TOB as well.
    • In Production: This is My BODY: The Body Matters for High School. Having laid down a robust anthropological foundation in their PK-8 TOB program, TOBET is now working to produce formational resources that will directly address the common cultural issues facing high schoolers. Subscribe to their newsletter for updates on this project.

The Person and Identity Project makes case studies, policy analyses, and practical suggestions for pastoral care available to institutional representatives upon request.  If you are a school administrator, a diocesan administrator, or other faculty, please  contact us  for access to these specialized materials.