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Christine M. (Christie) Bonfiglio, Ph.D.

Director, Program for Inclusive Education; Director, Office of Professional Standards; Faculty, Program for Inclusive Education & ACE Teaching Fellows

Christie Bonfiglio - Alliance for Catholic Education


Dr. Christie Bonfiglio is a director for the Alliance for Catholic Education and serves as faculty for the University of Notre Dame.

She directs the Office of Professional Standards and launched the Program for Inclusive Education. Bonfiglio teaches across multiple programs related to her work in inclusive education and provides professional development in this area to schools and dioceses across the country.

Prior to her work at the University of Notre Dame, Bonfiglio was the Director of the Education Department of Goshen College following her work in public schools as a school psychologist. Bonfiglio’s areas of expertise include behavior and academic interventions through a Multi-Tiered System of Support. She is also well versed in collaboration and child study teams. Bonfiglio served a variety of students and programming across the academic and behavioral spectrum ranging from gifted to struggling to those eligible for special education.

Her current publications include co-editing a special issue in the Journal of Catholic Education entitled Inclusion in Catholic Schools. She is grateful to be using her knowledge and skills to serve Catholic schools in the pursuit of inclusive education. 



Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Western Michigan University
MA, School Psychology, Western Michigan University 
BA, Psychology, Indiana University South Bend