Regina M. Haney; NABCCCE
Dr. Regina Haney is currently the Executive Director of the National Association of Boards, Commissions, and Councils of Catholic Education (NABCCCE) at the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) in Washington, DC. NCEA is the largest private professional education association in the world. As Executive Director, she shares her professional experience with school and diocesan boards across the country through workshops, research, and publications. During this period, Dr. Haney also served as acting director of the Department of Chief Administrators of Catholic Education (CACE) in 1991 and 1996. Earlier, Dr. Haney was the assistant executive director of the Department of Chief Administrators of Catholic Education (CACE). She directed curriculum projects for the association. Among her accomplishments in this area, she co-directed New Frontiers, a program to direct school teams to develop a plan to integrate technology into the curriculum. Dr. Haney co-founded the program with Fred Brigham and Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH. New Frontiers was co-sponsored by the NCEA and The University of Dayton. She is a consultant for Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education, SPICE. This is a program she initiated with Joseph O'Keefe, SJ, which recognizes, validates, and replicates exemplary Catholic school programs. SPICE is cosponsored by the NCEA and Boston College. Even earlier, Dr. Haney served for nine years as the superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina. As superintendent she revised and implemented a system-wide accreditation plan; several publications, including CRE-ACTION, a "hands-on" science guide for all grade levels; and the establishment of a network of curriculum coordinators. In the area of telecommunications, she established a satellite network for all schools in the diocese through which students accessed curriculum-based programs. Teachers and administrators participated in satellite in-service sessions, many of which were designed and produced by Dr. Haney. She holds a doctorate degree in education from Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN. Her dissertation was titled "Leadership Competencies of Board Chairpersons of Award-Winning Boards of Catholic Education.