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Jared Dees is the creator of the popular website The Religion Teacher, which provides practical resources and effective teaching strategies to religious educators. He has taught in Catholic schools and parish religious education programs, and is the author of the book 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator.

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3-01 Christ the Master-Teacher: 12 Ways to Become a Better Religious Educator

With twelve exercises and meditations from the book, 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator, participants will take steps to becoming better disciples, servants, leaders, and teachers. This workshop is more than a professional development opportunity; it is an invitation to enter into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ, our master-teacher, in order to become better witnesses of his life and teachings.


7-06 Witness! How the New Evangelization Has Transformed Catechesis

There has never been a more exciting and important time to be involved in religious education. As membership and participation in the Catholic Church decreases, the need to do evangelization side-by-side with catechesis has never been more important. Participants will experience and receive a number of new evangelization strategies to transform bored students and disconnected parents into engaged participants in their own faith formation.