Bouillette, the colloquium's architect, is JSEA's vice president and a 32-year veteran teacher and administrator.He
packed a lot into the conference that brought to Loyola Marymount University
more than 450 teachers and administrators for the third such conference since 1995.Participants came away enthused, reinvigorated, and passionate about what Jesuit schools can do to promote justice and teach values.
"We're planting lots of seeds here, and people will leave with more questions than answers," said Bouillette
...According to Bouillette and O'Connell, along with JSEA vice president Fr. Ralph Metts, SJ, and research director Carolyn Lausch, the real story of Ignatian education in the United States isn't found in the Jesuit universities but in the high schools.
..."Society is demanding more and more from schools, and from the better schools even more is expected," says Bernard Bouillette, vice president of the Jesuit Secondary Education Association, sponsor of this and two previous conferences.Bouillette
added that "Jesuit high schools can save civilization by continuing to ask hard questions, reading the signs of the times, believing that the spirit is present, and sharing the mission.It's already going on.
is concerned about another trend.