Catholic Coalition for Special Education
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CCSE honored with the NCEA Seton Award

NCEA Seton AwardCCSE received the prestigious NCEA Seton Award as an Exemplary Model of Christian Service. CCSE and its president and founder, Francesca Pellegrino were nominated by the Archdiocese of Washington to receive the (NCEA) Elizabeth Ann Seton Award on October 7, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, MD.

The NCEA Seton Award is named after Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (pictured below) in recognition of her lifelong dedication to teaching. This award is presented annually to model individuals whose support and services impacts Catholic education and the well-being of our nation’s youth.

In addition, Seton honorees have a scholarship presented in their honor to a deserving Catholic school student in their local community.

Past honorees include The Most Reverend Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington; Beverly Sills, Opera Singer; and Barbara Bush, First Lady.

›› Read NCEA’s announcement here. (PDF)

›› Read CCSE’s press release post-event here. (PDF)

›› Photo Gallery of Seton Gala

Elizabeth Ann Seton


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