Jason Morrison & Mark Freund are accomplished leaders in Catholic Education. On today’s show, hear their thoughts on the evolving models of Catholic education and the dynamics of remaining competitive in today’s marketplace. Changing our World‘s Gavan Mooney, President and Chief Client Officer and Kaitlin McTighe, Managing Director, interview these two experienced leaders in Catholic Education.
Jason is the Diocesan Secretary and CEO for Catholic Education in the Diocese of Scranton. He is responsible for managing the Diocese of Scranton Catholic School System. His primary responsibilities include financial stability, Enrollment, and Development. Mr. Morrison is the former VP of Operations for the Healey Education Foundation where he served schools across the United States implementing Boards of Limited Jurisdiction, Advancement programs, and address sustainability issues for Catholic schools. Jason is the former Secretary for Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Scranton and the Executive Director for the Lackawanna Bar Association. Jason holds a BA in Business Administration from Villanova University and an MBA from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University.
Mark Freund, is the Executive Director of the Christian Brothers Conference Office for Lasallian Education. He oversees activities designed to serve ministries in the Lasallian Region of North America, including developing formation programs, fundraising, and representing the mission to the Catholic Church, to educational, civic, and governmental entities, and to business and philanthropic organizations. Mark is a lifelong Catholic and native of Baltimore, Maryland. He formerly served as principal of Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton, Florida. He brings more than 30 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in Catholic schools. Mark is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School, a Lasallian school in Towson, Maryland. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Towson University in Towson and a master’s degree in education from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.