In this week’s episode of the Catholic Teacher’s Podcast, we hear from President of Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep, Kelby Woodard. Kelby shares with us how his strong background in corporate business has enabled him to create a pathway for young people, whilst maintaining a Catholic Identity. Additionally, Kelby shares how he has dealt with the difficulties of burnout throughout his career, and what he would like Cristo Rey Dallas’ legacy to be.
6:01 Why was Kelby impacted by young people?
8:40 The core of the Christo Ray Model?
10:51 The field Hospital Concept in the Christo Ray model
13:01 How does Christo Ray Operate?
15:55 The impact of Christo Ray on intergenerational patterns
19:20 What inspires Kelby about Christo Ray?
30:12 How does Kelby relate to Jesus in the complexity of what he’s doing?
33:14 How does Kelby balance desire to see young people flourish and building their Catholic identity?
40:29 What does Kelby want his legacy to be?
41:56 What brings Kelby the most joy about his current work?
42:58 What’s the most challenging part of Kelby’s current work?
45:39 How to deal with burnout
49:02 Three pieces of advice for catholic teachers
‘Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition’ https://www.amazon.com/Entrepreneurship-Catholic-Tradition-Studies-Economics/dp/0739125133
Cal Newport’s TedTalk – https://www.ted.com/talks/cal_newport_why_you_should_quit_social_media
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