All elementary (K-8) teachers new to teaching in the Archdiocese 

are invited to attend



thursday, august 1, 2024

friday, august 2, 2024


Thursday, August 1, 2024 - required

Cardinal Rigali Center

Fleur de Lis Room

20 Archbishop May Drive

St. Louis, MO  63119

(314) 792-7300

   9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

   (doors open at 8:30 a.m.)

   continental breakfast and lunch included.



   Friday, August 2, 2024 - recommended (limited space available)

 Training Offered

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.     Youth Mental Health First Aid

This 7-hour training will certify participants in the identification, understanding and response to signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth.


Cardinal Rigali Center - Lally Room

20 Archbishop May Drive

St. Louis, MO  63119

(314) 792-7300

Lunch is included.


 - or -


Training Offered:

Active Shooter Training

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  - or -  1:00-5:00 p.m.

This 3 1/2-hour training will prepare participants in the proper response to an intruder or active shooter in the school building. 

Participants will participate in scenario-based protocols of escape (run), evade (hide) or engage (fight).


First Aid Course

   8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  - or -  1:00-4:30 p.m.            

This 3 1/2-hour course will educate participants in the duties and key steps of first aid basics. 

Additional topics include, but are not limited to, response to choking in children, allergic reactions, and epinephrine injections.


St. Gerard Majella School

2005 Dougherty Ferry Road

Kirkwood, MO  63122-3526

(314) 822-8844

Lunch is not included.



  • New Teacher Orientation

  •  - 

  • Friday sessions are for K-8 teachers new to the Archdiocese in 2024-25.

    Teachers new to a school but not to the Archdiocese should take training when offered later during the year.