Offices of the Archdiocese

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Catholic Schools Office



The Catholic Schools office, driven passionately by faith in Christ, provides leadership, service, oversight and support to the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.


Vital to the evangelizing and educational mission of the Catholic Church, our schools are Christ-centered communities dedicated to the faith formation, academic excellence and individual growth of our students, all rooted in the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.


General Inquiries

Phone: (513) 263-3447

[email protected]



Kathy Kane

Interim Superintendent of Schools

Vince Woodall

Deputy Superintendent, Operational Vitality
Cindy Hardesty

Cindy Hardesty

Deputy Superintendent of Schools and Academics and Director of Southeast Family Schools

Krista Devine

Director for Curriculum and Assessment

Fr. Jacob DuMont

Director of Faith Development

Kent Halaby

Pastoral Planning Support Specialist

Deanna Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Assistant Coordinator for Latino Outreach

Shelly Kahny

Director of South and Southwest Family Schools

Adam Kremer

Director of Secondary Schools

Laura Meibers

Director for Central Family Schools & OCSAA Accreditation

Veronica Murphy

Director of Religious Curriculum and Resources
Stacey Pyles

Stacey Pyles

Office Manager

Chris Shisler

School Finance and Government Support Specialist

Dan Stringer

Director of South, Northwest & Northeast Family Schools

Sharon Willmes

Director of Leadership Development & Professional Growth

Mayra Wilson

Director of Latino Outreach

Denise Warnecke

Associate Director of Catechist Certification


All Catholic elementary and high schools located within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati that in turn serve students and their families


  • Support the Catholic schools within the archdiocese with the evangelizing mission of the Catholic Church by creating Christ-centered communities dedicated to faith formation.
  • Assist 111 Catholic schools across the 19 counties of the archdiocese in educating more than 40,000 students each school year through support with:
    • Catholic identity
    • Accreditations
    • Academic programs
    • Assessments
    • Certifications
    • Personnel management
    • Strategic planning
    • Access to government programs
    • Financial planning
    • Marketing and development

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