In-Person Catechetical Workshops

"I found this program more well-thought out and put together than any other presentation I have been to." - Los Angeles Teacher
"This was an absolutely wonderful day. This is exactly what Catholic Schools need to be able to offer their teachers." - Atlanta Principal
"This was the best religion workshop that I have attended in my 32 years of teaching." - New York Teacher
"This was by far the best workshop I have ever been to." - Atlanta Teacher
"My teachers told me how great the program was. They felt that their day was very productive and worthwhile." - Philadelphia Principal
"Everything was fabulous! Presentations, materials, curriculum, discussions, delicious meals: perfect, THANK YOU!" - Los Angeles Teacher

Our day-long catechetical Workshops are designed to inspire, equip, and prepare K-12 teachers and parish catechists to instill in their students a deep and abiding love for Christ and His Church.

Our comprehensive approach to serving teachers provides them with...

Catechetical Formation

Catechetical Formation

Engaging sessions by a catechetical scholar provide background knowledge so you can confidently engage students with our Faith.

Practical Application

Practical Application

A veteran teacher follows each scholarly presentation with research-based teaching strategies, giving you immediate ways to apply this knowledge in the classroom.

Spriritual Formation

Spiritual Formation

You'll explore your vocation as a teacher, coming to see your calling as a witness to Christ in the classroom.

Ready-to-Use Materials

Ready-to-Use Materials

Receive a free, classroom-tested teacher's guide featuring 10-12 lessons with classroom activities and sacred art.

Dioceses Hosting Our Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Our Results

Since August 2014, Sophia Institute for Teachers has hosted more than 100 day-long catechetical workshops with approval from more than a dozen (arch)dioceses throughout the country. Here are just some of the results that demonstrate how much teachers love our programs and grow in their faith because of them.

81
%
say that our training is better than any other professional development program they've attended
95
%
learned new content
92
%
learned new teaching strategies
99
%
would recommend us to their colleagues
Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of An Francisco
"Our experience with Sophia Institute for Teachers has been excellent. They offer authentically Catholic PD that provides teachers with a day full of dynamic presentations, engaging content, and practical tools for their classrooms."
Pam Lyons
Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of An Francisco
Popular Catholic Author and Speaker
Sophia Institute uses a solid curriculum and practical teacher training to bring the richness of the Gospel to our schools. This program uniquely equips catechists and teachers to bring the beauty and depth of the Catholic faith to young people in a compelling, contemporary and convincing way.
Dr. Scott Hahn
Popular Catholic Author and Speaker
Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Austin, TX
If you're looking for a way to give your teachers a beautiful experience of our Catholic Faith that also gives them tools to engage their students, I strongly recommend Sophia's Workshops.
Misty Poe
Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Austin, TX

Contact us to help bring a catechetical Workshop to your diocese!