The intention of Sacred Heart education is to address the whole person. You come as you are and are cared for with great love. The hope is to implant you a sacred love for yourself, to challenge you to be more honest, to lead you along the road of integrity.

- Life at the Sacred Heart

Center for Global Studies

Engage, Immerse, Act


The Woodlands Academy Center for Global Studies fulfills the mission to engage students with comprehensive curricular, extracurricular, and service opportunities in order to immerse them in a global outlook, equipping them with the skills to act as responsible leaders on issues of global significance.

The foundation of the Center for Global Studies consists of three programs:

  • International Exchange
  • Global Scholars
  • Global Odyssey

Meet Our Director

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt
Titles: Staff - Associate Head of School, Director of the Center for Global Studies
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Northern Illinois University


To influence our world we must understand it.
St. Madeleine Sophie Barat, RSCJ