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Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey

Sr. M. Paul’s work takes her into Catholic Schools and classrooms as a strategic planner, mentor, and coach in her work with OIPL and as a consultant.

  • Theology and the Social Sciences, Chicago Theological Seminary ABD
  • Type 75 Educational Supervisory and Administrative Certification, DePaul University
  • MS in Business Administration, University of Notre Dame
  • MA in Theological Studies, St. Louis University
  • BS in Elementary Education, Quincy University

Courses Taught

  • A&S 491 Effective Leadership of Schools
  • A&S 492 The Principalship
  • A&S 498 Instructional Supervision and Support
  • A&S 499 Planning for Professional Development
  • A&S 494 School Finance 
  • A&S 570: History, Philosophy, and Theological Foundations of Catholic School Leadership 
  • A&S 571 Spiritual and Administrative of Catholic Schools
  • A&S 588/688: Service Learning for Higher Education 
  • A&S 608: Capstone in Educational Leadership 
  • A&S 801 Leadership Theory and Practice
  • A&S 873 Current Trends in Budgeting and Finance
  • SCG 527 Issues in Global Education Seminar
  • W40345: Building Effective Religious Education Programs in Parishes and School (taught through DePaul University’s partnership with CTU)
Research Interests

Catholic School Leadership; Strategic Planning

Selected Publications
Practical Prayers: Grace, Guts and Catholic School Leadership. Washington. DC, National Catholic Educational Association, 2020.