Lasallian Summer Programs for Professional Development and Formation

Learn more about Lasallian heritage and connect with other Lasallians! We invite all faculty and staff to consider attending one or more of these programs. See Sally Jamison, Coordinator in the Office of Mission ( or Ext. 4406) for more information!

Lasallian Racial Justice Colloquy, June 2–4

Bon Secours Retreat, Baltimore, Maryland

Connect with faculty and staff from the United States to explore and share our research and practices related to addressing racial justice in our schools.


Lasallian Racial Justice Institute, July 19–25

"Oki-Ni-Soo-Ka-Wa: Come and See" De La Salle Blackfeet in Montana

A one-week institute limited to 25 participants to investigate the past, create awareness of the present, and look to first steps and beyond in addressing concerns of indigenous peoples.


Buttimer Formation Program, June 28–July 11 (three-year program)

Manhattan College, New York.

A three-year program that studies the life, work, and spirituality of Saint John Baptist de La Salle and the origins of the Lasallian Educational mission.


Mini-Buttimer at Saint Mary’s College, June 9–11

Saint Mary’s own formation program for community members. Great chance to meet others on campus and gain an understanding of De La Salle’s life, history of Lasallian schools and defining moments, and introduction of Lasallian pedagogy and spirituality.


SMC Border Immersion, June 22–27

Tijuana, México

Co-sponsored by the Office of Mission and the Institute for Latino and Latin American Studies (ILaLS), this program offers an exploration of issues of migration and immigration within the frame of our Lasallian heritage and Catholic Social Teaching. A chance for faculty to understand the issues and consider means to integrate these topics into their own scholarship and teaching.