CEIST Fourth Annual Educational Conference 2009

The CEIST Fourth Annual Education Conference 2009 was held in the Clayton Court Hotel, Ballybrit, Co.Galway with the conference theme of ‘The Hope that is in You’ (1Peter 3:15).

We are delighted to report a very large attendance for both days of the conference. CEIST would like to sincerely thank our keynote speakers and workshop presenters.

The Conference Programme and Presentations along with feedback from our evaluation sheets distributed at the conference can be downloaded or in some cases requested via e-mail by using links below.

CEIST Conference Programme 2009

Click here to download 2009 conference programme.

School Finances – Challenging Times’. Mike Higgins, Director of Finance, CEIST and Bernadette McKeown, Finance Department, CEIST.

School Finances – Challenging Times.ppt

‘Welcome to the Word; God-talk and the Staffroom’. Amalee Meehan, Faith Development Co-Ordinator, CEIST and John O’Roarke, Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee.

Welcome to the World; God talk and the Staffroom.ppt

‘Key Ways to Utilise Technology for School Leaders’. Michael Cox, Technology Services Manager, Tipperary Institute.

Key Ways to Utilise Technology for School Leaders.pdf

‘Restorative Practices In Schools’. Margaret McGarrigle, Trainer & Facilitator.

CEIST Conference 2009

Antonya Hanly and Lloyd Bracken light the CEIST candle at the conference.


Calsanctius College Oranmore Choir under the direction of Caroline Moggan pictured above playing at the conference.


St Brigid’s School, Tuam Choir who played on the opening day of the conference.