Pacelli Catholic Schools (PCS) is excited to announce the hiring of a new elementary school principal, Dr. Gregory Kaster, effective July 1, 2020. Kaster will serve as principal of both 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 vast experience in education over the past 33 years serving not only as a teacher, but a principal in public and private schools for 25 years. He served as principal for Madison Elementary School in the School District of Marshfield for 16 years and most recently as K-8 teaching principal at St. Joseph Catholic School in 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. Interested applicants should visit pacellicatholicschools.com/employment for more details on the position and how to apply.