What You'll Get with this Workshop
- Access to live session and recording
- Explore teaching strategies with a master teacher
- Enjoy a dynamic presentation by a catechetical scholar
- Classroom-ready lesson plans
- Receive a professional development certificate
No special downloads required
Join us for a two hour virtual workshop on helping your students understand live the Paschal Mystery. This Workshop blends scholar presentations with interactive pedagogical sessions, giving you a chance to explore content with a respected college professor, as well as explore and simulate practical teaching strategies with ready-to-use classroom materials. You can choose to join us live or watch it on your own time. This Workshop is open to all K-12 Catholic school teachers, catechists, and catechetical leaders.
The live session will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 6:00-8:00pm Eastern Time. The recording will be available for viewing 2-3 business days after the live session.
Please note: All participants who attend live will recieve a certificate for 2 hours of professional development. Those who watch the recording will recieve a certificate for 1.25 hours.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.
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.
Michael Patrick Barber is Associate Professor of Scripture and Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO. Prior to his current teaching position, Dr. Barber was Dean of the School of Theology at John Paul the Great Catholic University. He holds a Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller in Pasadena, CA, where he wrote a dissertation on Jesus and Jewish hopes for a new temple, a new priesthood, and a new cult, (currently being revised for publication). In addition, he has a M.A. in Theology from Franciscan University and a B.A. in Theology and Philosophy from Azusa Pacific University. He has published numerous articles and book reviews in academic journals (e.g., Journal of Biblical Literature, Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Religious Studies Review) and has also written a number of books on Scripture, including, Four Views on the Role of Works at the Final Judgment (Grand Rapids: Zondervan), with James D.G. Dunn et al. His current book project is, The Apostle Paul (Eerdmans, forthcoming), co-written with other Catholic scholars, Brant Pitre and John Kincaid. He is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, and the Academy of Catholic Theology. Dr. Barber is a regular speaker at Catholic conferences and parish events around the United States. He and his wife Kimberly have six children and live in Aurora, CO.
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