Is Catholic education like the Titanic, sailing in stately elegance to its fate, unaware of the lurking danger? Or is it more like the Enterprise, boldly exploring new worlds while holding firmly to clearly enunciated principles? Maybe it depends on who is steering.
Len Altilia, S.J.
A native of Toronto, Len Altilia is cureently the President of Loyola High School and Superior of Loyola Jesuit Community in Montreal. He holds a B.Ed. from McGill, an M.Div. from Toronto School of Theology, and an M.Ed from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He has over twenty-five years of high school teaching experience at Brébeuf High School in Toronto, Gonzaga High School in St. John’s as well as Loyola. Altilia’s deep interest in issues surrounding Catholic education has prompted him both to write and to speak actively on this topic. Within the realm of Catholic education, he has explored the areas of leadership, the role of trustees, the role of teachers and the role of Catholic education itself.