Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education
The single most critical factor in an effective parish catechetical program is the leadership of a professionally trained parish catechetical leader. (NDC # 53)
Educational Requirements for a Director / Coordinator
- The Director of Religious Education has a Master’s Degree in religious studies, religious education, theology or a related field from an Institution recognized by the Archdiocese of New York.
- The Coordinator of Religious Education should have a bachelors’ degree in any field and must be certified through the Catechist Formation Program, Levels I and II.
Administrative Handbook for the Director / Coordinator (aka “Red Book”)
All other resources for Directors/Coordinators of Religious Education can be found in the Resources Section.
For More Information Contact
Mr. Joe Long
Director of Children’s Faith Formation
1011 First Avenue
New York, New York 10022
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