Connecting Adults and Students to Achieve

As part of implementing Cretin-Derham Hall’s Strategic Plan, Connecting Adults and Students to Achieve (CASA) was designed to make connections and create a stronger community.  Through “family gatherings,” students and adults develop relationships that can support social, emotional, spiritual and academic needs. Every student and almost every adult in the building are involved in this program.

Learn about CASA

Our CASA program is administered by two Coordinators, who oversee the House Directors and coordinate the agenda,activities and focus for each meeting.

CASA is structured with 8 Houses (Faith, Courage,Truth, Wisdom, Peace, Hope, Mercy and Joy) each made up of about 8 families. Each family consists of 2 adults and about 20 students. Families meet weekly and engage in games and activities aimed at fostering stronger connections between family members. Houses meet about once a year. Every student and almost every adult in the building take part in the weekly family meetings. 

CASA House Colors

Joy: Light blue
Faith: Teal
Courage: Red
Mercy: Orange
Wisdom: Kelly green
Peace: Maroon
Truth: Royal blue
Hope: Dark green

2016-17 Monthly Meeting Agenda Ideas

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September 5, 2016

September 12, 2016   

September 27, 2016                         


October 4, 2016

October 11, 2016

October 25, 2016 


November 8, 2016  

November 15, 2016

November 29, 2016  


December 6, 2016                                   

December 13, 2016


January 10, 2017       

January 31, 2017

February 7, 2017

February 21, 2017


March 14, 2017               

March 21, 2017  

March 28, 2017


April 4, 2017

April 25, 2017


May 2, 2017

May 15, 2017



CASA House Directors

Joy House:  Stephanie Aumann

Truth House:  Brock Beithon

Mercy House:  Steven Tacheny 

Faith House:  Suzanne Zobitz

Wisdom House:  SGM David Berrisford

Hope House:  Becki Medellin

Courage House:  Joe Moss

Peace House:  Aaron Benner