A press release on the Green Bay Diocese website:
GREEN BAY, Wis. (June 10, 2011) -- John Reetz of Antigo has been named the assistant superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Green Bay. Jane Schueller of De Pere has been named the curriculum and instruction director for the Diocese of Green Bay. Both positions are effective July 1, 2011.
"I am very happy that both John Reetz and Jane Schueller will be joining the Department of Education team," said Dr. Joe Bound, director of Education for the Diocese of Green Bay. "Both individuals bring a wealth of professional experience to their respective positions and will be tremendous leaders and resources for those involved in Catholic school ministry in the Diocese of Green Bay. I look forward to working with both of them."
Reetz is responsible for fostering Catholic identity in all 61 schools within the Diocese's 16-county area which enroll more than 10,938 students, PreK-12. Reetz is also responsible for the spiritual development of principals, staff and students. He will serve as a resource person to Catholic school system presidents, principals, teachers, pastors and parish directors to ensure the viability and effectiveness of each Catholic school.
"I am blessed to have received God's call to work with our Catholic schools in the Green Bay Diocese," says Reetz. "I look forward to connecting with the staff in the Department of Education as well as the leaders in our schools. It is my goal that together we can continue to improve the mission of spiritual, academic and personal development in our Catholic students in the Diocese of Green Bay."
Experience as teacher, administrator
Reetz comes to the Diocese's Department of Education with experience as a marketing teacher, assistant principal at both middle school and high school levels and most recently as administrator at All Saints Catholic School in Antigo. He has a master's degree in Education from Marian University in Fond du Lac and a bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Reetz has chaired the Communications Arts Curriculum committee for the Diocese of Green Bay and served on AWSA Associate Principal Conference Planning committee. During his time as a marketing teacher, he was appointed to the DPI Marketing Education Standards Group, elected to WDECA Board of Directors, and served as Antigo High School Business and Marketing Education Department Chair.
Schueller is responsible for fostering professional staff development opportunities for the staff of all 61 schools within the Diocese's 16-county area where more than 10,938 students, PreK-12, are enrolled. Schueller is also responsible for developing the diocesan standards-based curriculum for Pre-K to Grade 12. She will serve as the point person for testing/student assessment programs. She also will oversee the accreditation process for the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Green Bay, including serving as representative to the WRISA accreditation agency.
Experience as teacher, principal
Schueller comes to the Diocese's Department of Education with experience as an elementary school teacher, St. Norbert College women's soccer coach, and most recently as principal of Resurrection Catholic School in Green Bay. She has a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with an emphasis on elementary education from St. Norbert College. Schueller is in the process of earning a Doctorate in Education from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.
Schueller is a member of the Hmong/Lao Pastoral Care Advisory Committee, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the National Catholic Educational Association. She sits on the GRACE Technology and Education and Catholic Identity committees, as well as the Language Arts, Physical Education and Health, and Math Curriculum committees for the Diocese of Green Bay.
Who we are
The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay works to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ by helping people in need and by providing academic, leadership and spiritual formation opportunities to parish and school leaders. Established in 1868, the Diocese is composed of 345,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.
Deacon Ray DuBois
Director of Communications
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