Diocesan Education Office names Zelenka associate superintendent for secondary schools

Michael Zelenka was named as the affiliate superintendent for secondary educational institutions for the Office environment of Catholic Schooling in the Diocese of Cleveland.

In that position, Zelenka will present immediate management and assist for the 5 superior schools owned and operated by the Diocese of Cleveland and added steerage and help to the 15 other private, Catholic large educational institutions in the diocese.

The five diocesan-owned high colleges are Cleveland Central Catholic Higher Faculty, Elyria Catholic Significant School, Holy Identify Superior Faculty, Lake Catholic Large School and Villa Angela –St. Joseph High School.

Zelenka also will become a member of the Catholic university management group beneath Frank O’Linn, secretary for education and superintendent of schools, which sales opportunities the OCE in building the future of all Catholic schools in the diocese.

Zelenka arrives to Diocese of Cleveland from the College of Notre Dame, exactly where he served as an assistant instructing professor considering the fact that 2017. An tutorial expert with 20 years’ working experience doing work in Catholic faculties on several concentrations, Zelenka also served as a Catholic faculty principal, assistant principal, English teacher, athletic director and coach.

“I am thrilled to have Michael join our team, bringing his remarkable experience and zeal for the transformative ability of Catholic training to the leadership of our significant schools,” said Dr. O’Linn. “He brings a tested capacity to build up leaders for potent culture and constant advancement, and he does so as a design of servant management, who strives day by day to make God identified, loved, and served by means of Catholic universities.”

“I am honored to be becoming a member of the Place of work of Catholic Instruction group less than the course of Dr. O’Linn,” Zelenka claimed. “Every endeavor inside Catholic colleges drips with the prospect for God’s grace to impact the hearts and minds of students, academics and other local community users. Whether or not these minute occur in the school rooms, on the athletic fields or in the course of liturgical celebrations, all facets of the faculty ought to be educated by our Catholic faith and oriented towards the best degree of excellence.”

Zelenka is working towards a doctorate in training diploma from Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. He acquired a learn of arts degree in education administration, a grasp of education degree in secondary education (English) and a bachelor of arts degree in liberal scientific tests from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. He has several academic honors and has given quite a few tutorial displays. A indigenous of Northeast Ohio, he is a graduate of Benedictine Large College.

His appointment at the diocese starts on Aug. 15, 2022.

Catholic educational institutions of the Diocese of Cleveland partner with dad and mom to provide significant-quality, holistic development, making ready younger people with the know-how and abilities vital to achievement in lifestyle, and the values necessary for lifetime-everlasting in the kingdom to arrive. The Diocese of Cleveland is the 23rd greatest diocese in the United States and it maintains the sixth-biggest Catholic college enrollment in the place, with 38,312 college students at the moment enrolled.