Pacelli Catholic Schools hires new elementary principal, seeks new president
For the City Times
STEVENS POINT – Pacelli Catholic Schools (PCS) has hired Dr. Gregory Kaster, as the new elementary school principal.
Kaster will begin his term on July 1, at Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Bronislava (PCES-St. Bron’s) in Plover and Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen (PCES-St. Steve’s) in Stevens Point.
Kaster has 33 years in education as a teacher, and 25 years as a principal in public and private schools. He served as principal for Madison Elementary School in the School District of Marshfield for 16 years and more recently as K-8 teaching principal at St. Joseph Catholic School, Stratford, for the past three years.
Kaster earned his bachelor’s degree in school health education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, his master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and his doctorate in educational leadership from Edgewood College. He also holds certifications in the areas of curriculum and instruction and district administration.
Kaster replaces longtime PCS principal and administrator Gregg Hansel who is set to retire on June 30.
PCS continues a national search for a school system president to replace some of Hansel’s duties, as well. For more information, visit pacellicatholicschools.com/employment.