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Catholic Schools Conference

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ALEXANDRIA, LA.- Catholic school teachers from across Alexandria today gathered for a refresher course on time spent in the classroom.

Catholic school teachers and administrators from across Alexandria gathered at Menard Central High School today for the 'Vocation of Catholic Education' conference.

Organizers say the event serves as a professional development day for the teachers to learn about new technology and teaching strategies.

It also gives the teachers a refresher course on the mission of Catholic school education.

"The teachers have been very excited about it. It's a refreshing thing. It's more professional development. It just kind of redirects you and shows you what our mission is, what it is we want to accomplish as Catholic educators," says Joel Desselle, principal at Menard.

In addition to a speech by the superintendent of Catholic schools, the event also included a principals leadership forum.

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