The Catholic University of America

John J. Convey, Ph.D.

Professor
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Chair in Education
 

convey@cua.edu
Personal web site
phone: 202-319-5810
fax: 202-319-5815

 

Education

The Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Ph.D. 1974 Evaluation and Research
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
M.S. 1968 Mathematics
La Salle College
Philadelphia, PA
B.A. 1962 Mathematics

 

Professional History

1994-1997 Department Chair Department of Education
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
1997-2007 Provost The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
1990-current St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Chair in Education Department of Education
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
1974- current Faculty  

 

Courses

EDUC 323 Methods and Materials in Modern Elementary Mathematics  
EDUC 479 Teaching Mathematics in Middle School and Highschool  
EDUC 633 Intro Statistics for Behav Sci  
EDUC 733 Experiemental Design  
EDUC 734 Apps of Multivariate Analysis  
EDUC 735 Theory & Construction of Assessment Instruments  
EDUC 737 Applied Regression Analysis  
EDUC 860 Research on Catholic Schools  
HSSS 203 Social Data Analysis  

 

Recent Publications

Books
Convey, J. J. (2010). What do our children know about their faith? Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
Defiore, L., Convey, J. J., & Schuttloffel (2009). Weathering the storm: Moving Catholic schools forward. Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
Youniss, J., Convey, J. J., & McLellan, J. A. (Eds.) (2000). The Catholic character of Catholic schools. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
Youniss, J., & Convey, J. J. (Eds.) (2000). Catholic schools at the crossroad: Survival and transformation. New York: Teachers College Press.
Convey, J. J., & Thompson, A. (1999). Weaving Christ’s seamless garment: Assessment of Catholic religious education. Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
Convey, J. J., & Haney, R. (1997). Benchmarks of excellence: Effective boards of Catholic education. Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
Convey, J. J., & Cirello, M. (1996). Strategic planning for Catholic schools: A diocesan model of consultation. Washington, DC: United States Catholic Conference.
Convey, J. J. (1992). Catholic schools make a difference: Twenty-five years of research. Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
Chapters
Convey, J. J. (2000). Views of bishops and priests concerning Catholic schools: A ten-year perspective. In J. Youniss, J. J. Convey, & J. A. McLellan (Eds), The Catholic character of Catholic schools (pp. 14-37). South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
Convey, J. J. (1997). The future of Catholic urban schools: What research is saying. In Signs of Hope: Proceedings of a National Symposium on Catholic Schools & American Cities (pp. 3-12). Washington, DC: Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, Inc.
Convey, J. J. (1991). Catholic schools in a changing society: Past accomplishments and future challenges. In The Catholic school and society. Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association.
Research Articles
Hobbie, M., Convey, J.J.,& Schuttoffel, M.J. (2010). The impact of Catholic school identity and organizational leadership and the vitality of Catholuc elementary schools. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 14 (1), 7-23.
Convey, J.J. (2012). Perceptions of Catholic Identity: Views of Catholic school administrators and teachers. Catholic Education: A  Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 16 (1), 195-222.
“Factors Affecting the Views of Bishops and Priests about Catholic Schools.” Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice 2(3) (March, 1999): 248-264.
With Hope C. Tarr and Maria J. Ciriello, "Commitment and Satisfaction among Parochial School Teachers: Findings from Catholic Education." Journal of Research in Christian Education 2 (1993):41-63.
Other Articles
“Importance of Leadership.” In The Carnegie Conversation on Catholic Education, edited by John Staud, Notre Dame: Alliance for Catholic Education Press, 2008, 28-30.
“Environment for learning in high school.” CCICA Annual 16 (1997): 7-24.
With James Youniss and David Baker, “Catholic schools in a changing society.” Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice 1(1) (Summer, 1997): 98-103.
With Maria J. Ciriello, "Catholic higher education and diocesan school departments." Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education 14(1) (Summer, 1993):34-39.