The Paterson Diocesan Federation of Home and School Associations offers opportunities for parents to meet other parents, to connect, to network and to learn successes from each other.
The purpose of the Diocesan Home-School Federation is as follows:
- To advance Catholic school education and the welfare of school children the Paterson Diocese.
- To promote clearer understanding of the mutual educational responsibility of Parents, Teachers and Administrators.
- To enrich and strengthen the programs of affiliated Parish Home-School Associations by providing useful program aids.
- To coordinate the programs of Parish Home-School Associations by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas through Area Meetings and Diocesan-wide Workshops.
- To provide a united voice for the legitimate education interests of our students with civic, religious, and governmental agencies.
The Constitution of the Federation is available [HERE]. (PDF File)
2006 HSA Convocation
Participants at the 2006 HSA Convocation shared many ideas for advancing Catholic schools. Their ideas can be found here:
Ideas from the 2006 HSA Convocation
available in Acrobat PDF or Microsoft Word
Diocese Federation of Home and
School Associations Awards Grants
The Paterson Diocese Federation of Home and School Association recently awarded five diocesan schools a $500.00 marketing grant. Read more here . . .