After successfully completing basic and permanent certification all teachers and leaders in faith formation, who do not have training or education in a theological field, catechists, youth ministry volunteers, and RCIA team members are required to attain six hours of on-going formation every two years through a diocesan sponsored/approved conference or workshop.
Principals and assistant principals will have the option of fulfilling their on-going formation requirements by attending six hours of on-going formation every two years through a diocesan sponsored/approved conference or workshop.
The following is a listing of conferences that would qualify for the on-going formation requirement. Those that would like to attend a conference or workshop not listed, can discuss the content with the diocesan managing director of the Office for Evangelization and Faith Formation for a determination of fulfillment of the on-going formation requirement.
|Beginning Institutes||North American Forum on the Catechumenate|
|East Coast Conference||National Center for Pastoral Leadership|
|Evangelization and Faith Formation Conference||Diocese of Greensburg|
|Fashion Me a People Conference||Center for Ministry Development|
|National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers Conference||National Catholic Ministerial Organizations|
|National Association of Parish Catechetical Directors Convocation||National Catholic Ministerial Organizations|
|National Conference for Catechetical Leadership||National Catholic Ministerial Organizations|
|National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry||National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry|
|National Pastoral Musicians Conference||National Catholic Ministerial Organizations|
|Proclaiming Christ Conference||Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association|
|St. John Bosco Conference||Franciscan University of Steubenville|