Elevated certification is the second level in the Forming Effective Disciples program. Catechetical leaders and school catechists are required to complete this level after completing
Foundational certification (or its equivalent)
Elevated certification is achieved by completing a total of six
designated online courses
from the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) and the completion of a
Individuals have a maximum of five years to complete the Elevated process. The clock begins when Foundational certification is completed. If Foundational or its equivalent is already held, the five year period starts when an individual begins work as a catechetical leader or a school catechist.
Those wishing to begin Elevated certification must complete an
Intent to Begin Elevated
form and file it with the Diocese of Superior.
Note: Individuals who have earned an Advanced catechetical certification from another diocese will be deemed as meeting the Elevated requirement providing that the certificate is still valid and appropriate documentation is supplied along with a completed Intent to Begin Elevated form.
Schedule of courses required by Diocese of Superior for Elevated Certification
- Full course offering schedule for
University of Dayton VLCFF