Catechetical Workshop

Proclaiming the Kingdom, Covington, KY (6th-8th Grade Teachers)

October 08, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virtual Workshop

All 6th-8th grade teachers from the Diocese of Covington, KY are invited to join us for an interactive virtual Workshop focusing on proclaiming the key themes of the Gospel message to your students in order to help them become better Disciples of Christ. You will also get an opportunity to look at ways to make the most of your new Spirit of Truth series, as well as get an opportunity to share best practices with your fellow teachers, and engage in both formal and informal discussions. 

Registration for this event is being handled by the Diocese of Covington. In order to register click here.


Welcome and Introduction

The Jesus Elevator Pitch
How well do we know the basic Gospel message? Could we share all the essential details with a complete stranger? Spend time exploring the essential elements of sharing the basic Gospel message with our students and others.

Sacred Art Reflection


Lesson Planning and Pacing with Spirit of Truth
Enjoy some great tips on how to make the most of your time and lesson plans while using Spirit of Truth with our Sr. Director of Support and Educational Services, Ingrid Waldstein.

Closing Prayer

Registration for this event is being handled by the Diocese of Covington. In order to register click here.

Join us, and you'll receive…

Catechetical Formation

Catechetical Formation

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

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.

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.

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.



Jose Gonzalez joined the team at Sophia Institute for Teachers in 2014 after more than 10 years as a Catholic high school teacher. In addition to teaching Jose has experience working in parish and diocesan ministry.  Jose has led over 250 of our workshops in over 45 dioceses, and contributes regularly to our teacher's guides and digital instructional resources. He has a BA in theology with a concentration in religious education from Franciscan University of Steubenville, and an MA in evangelization and catechesis from the Augustine Institute. Jose and his wife, Mary Beth, have four children.


Ingrid Waldstein is the Senior Director of Support and Educational Services  for Sophia Institute for Teachers. She supports teachers from around the country who are teaching with the Spirit of Truth K-8 series. Ingrid taught for twelve years in both elementary and high schools. She also worked in administration for eight years. While teaching, she completed an MS. Ed in Educational Leadership. She now lives in Lancaster, Massachusetts, with her husband, Benedict.