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Catholic Education Arizona scoops out $4M in first wave of need-based scholarships

2020-04-15T10:40:02-07:00April 15th, 2020|Press|

Source: The Catholic Sun Catholic Education Arizona welcomed principals back to the new school year with a sweet deal. Its leaders provided an informal ice cream social at the tuition organization’s central Phoenix office July 24. As the “cherry on top,” principals also received their first round of need-based scholarship [...]

Catholic Education Arizona will Serve Disabled and Displaced Students with the Corporate Tax Credit

2020-03-09T06:53:19-07:00March 9th, 2020|Press|

PHOENIX, AZ (March 9, 2020) —Nancy Padberg, President and CEO of Catholic Education Arizona, shared, “We are happy to announce that we now serve the Disabled/Displaced students that qualify for the corporate tax credit. Our Catholic schools provide a safe and welcoming environment and instill in students the value of [...]

Catholic Education Arizona Provides Scholarships to Underserved Families Attending Catholic Schools

2020-03-06T08:12:25-07:00March 6th, 2020|Press|

PHOENIX, AZ (March 6, 2020) — Many people don’t get excited about April 15 tax deadlines, or June 30 corporate commitments, but Catholic Education Arizona does. They are a School Tuition Organization serving the Diocese of Phoenix 38 Catholic schools. Arizona is one of about 17 states that have a [...]

New Book, “Setting the Table” Helps Serve Students with Various Levels of Need

2020-03-06T08:10:33-07:00March 5th, 2020|Press|

PHOENIX, AZ (March 5, 2020) — In a new publication co-written by Colleen McCoy-Cejka and colleague Crystal Brooks, Catholic schools are given a framework for program development to serve students with various levels of need. Setting the Table: A Guide for Diversified Learner Program Development in Catholic Schools was released [...]

Catholic Education Arizona Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

2020-01-29T07:32:21-07:00January 28th, 2020|Press|

PHOENIX, AZ (January 28, 2020) — National Catholic Schools Week is celebrated at Catholic schools throughout the country every year. Now entering its 46th anniversary year, it kicked off on January 26 and will end February 1.  National Catholic Schools Week originated in 1974 and often has a specific theme. This year’s [...]

Catholic Education Arizona Helps Create Future Leaders through Private Education Tax Credits

2019-12-24T08:28:53-07:00December 26th, 2019|Press|

PHOENIX, AZ (December 26, 2019) — Nancy Padberg, President & CEO of Catholic Education Arizona, announced, “Catholic Education Arizona had a record Giving Tuesday, raising $678,715 from individual tax payers for the underserved students in the Catholic schools of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix.” Arizona legislation gives taxpayers the [...]

Corporate News — Grand Canyon University Contributes $669,000 in Tax Credits

2019-11-13T12:05:10-07:00November 11th, 2019|Press|

Featured image: Students from Xavier College Prep with Peter D. Morkert, Ed.D. Director of Outreach for Canyon Christian Schools Consortium, Grand Canyon University and Nancy Padberg, President and CEO of Catholic Education Arizona Why did your corporation decide to work with CEA through the Low-Income Corporate Tax Credit? GCU is a firm [...]

Colleen McCoy-Cejka Appointed Director of Strategic Partnerships of Catholic Education Arizona (PR NewsWire)

2019-09-09T12:41:17-07:00August 1st, 2019|Press|

"We are excited to have Colleen assist in diversifying our revenue streams and strengthen relationships in our community for Catholic Education Arizona," Padberg said. "The Arizona Catholic Schools have known Colleen for several years and recognize her commitment to education as well as disabled and displaced children. She brings an [...]

Catholic Education Arizona Scoops out $4M (Catholic Sun)

2019-09-09T12:41:32-07:00July 25th, 2019|Press|

At schools like Queen of Peace in Mesa, more than 90 percent of its 260 students receive a need-based scholarship from Catholic Education Arizona and other student tuition organizations. “It gives them the opportunity to give their kids a Catholic education and the same values that they’re getting at home,” [...]