Ginger Vance

Ginger Vance

Catholic Textbook Project,welcomes Ginger Vance of St. Michael, MN, to its expanding sales team, effective immediately. Vance’s territory covers Catholic schools and dioceses within the state of Minnesota. She may be reached at or by phone at 888.610.5433, ext 6.

In addition to joining the sales team of Catholic Textbook Project, Ginger will continue to serve as principal of Notre Dame Academy, a pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school in the (more…)

Read Winning Essays Here

We are so proud of all who participated in Catholic Textbook Project’s Fall 2016 History Essay Contest!  This year’s winning essays are now posted. 

Please click on the names below to read an essay.

Winners of the Fall 2016 Catholic Textbook Project History Essay Contest:


Catholic Textbook Project today announced the Catholic student and school winners of its Fall 2016 History Essay Contest.

“We were pleased to receive more than double last year’s entries,” says Michael Van Hecke, M.Ed., president of Catholic Textbook Project.I am delighted to hear from teachers that this contest continues to be an enriching experience for their students, helping to bring history alive for them. This year, our judges found the high school entries particularly notable …  Read full list of winners, prizes…

Teresa "Terry" Chapman

Teresa “Terry” Chapman

Catholic Textbook Project is excited to welcome Teresa Chapman of Columbus, Ohio, to its expanding sales team, effective immediately. Terry’s territory is all Catholic schools and dioceses within the states of Indiana, New York, Michigan (with the exception of the Diocese of Marquette), Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

“Terry is a seasoned sales rep with a substantial sales background in both elementary and high schools in the (more…)

Matt SumersMichael Van Hecke, M.Ed., founder and president of Catholic Textbook Project, today announced the hiring of veteran sales manager Matt Sumers as the company’s new Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Sumers will oversee marketing and sales, focusing on building out and developing a strong sales team and exploding already-increasing year-over-year sales.

“This is a huge step for our company,” says Van Hecke. “Matt brings to us a wealth of… read more>>