In-Person Catechetical Workshops

"Everything was fabulous! Presentations, materials, curriculum, discussions, delicious meals: perfect, THANK YOU!" - Los Angeles Teacher
"I cannot wait to go back to my classroom and start implementing what I learned into my lessons." - Staten Island Teacher
"This workshop was not only about us growing as teachers but also as persons." - Austin Teacher
"All the sessions were fabulous. The day was effective and well-organized!" - Manchester Teacher
"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

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 San 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 San 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!