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Catholic Diocese of Cleveland names new assistant superintendent of schools

Susan Biggs has been selected to serve as the assistant superintendent of schools for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Office of Catechetical Formation and Education.  Biggs, who has served as principal at St. Dominic School since 2010, will join the leadership team overseeing Catholic schools serving nearly 42,000 students across the diocese.  Her duties will include ensuring that all Catholic schools in the diocese are led by principals who foster faith formation and academic growth, supporting high quality instructional practice, pursuing continuous improvement among Catholic schools, and collaborating across the diocesan system to further the mission of Catholic education.

Biggs, a native Clevelander and product of Catholic education, is a graduate of St. Rocco School and St. Joseph Academy. Earning her Master of Education degree from Grand Canyon University, she is an experienced leader with over twenty-five years in the field of education. For the past sixteen years, she has served as teacher and administrator in the Diocese of Cleveland.  “As a member of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland’s leadership team, I am honored to be in a position to support the mission of the Church in strengthening the faith foundation of our youth and pursuing academic excellence,” shared Biggs.

“Sue is a veteran principal who brings welcome expertise in leading for continuous improvement,” said Dr. Frank W. O’Linn, Interim Secretary for Catechetical Formation and Education, and Interim Superintendent of Schools for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. “Her leadership at St. Dominic established a strong culture that fueled a 25% increase in enrollment and impressive academic growth that earned recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. She will provide invaluable leadership to our schools as they strive to exceed our families’ expectations every day.”

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