About Us


At a Glance

  • 19 elementary schools, 6 high schools
  • 5,175 elementary & secondary students
  • Over 500 professional staff
  • 10% of students represent minorities
  • 16th largest WV school system in number of students
  • 5th largest WV school system in number of schools
  • 12 counties are served by WV Catholic schools
  • 2018-2019 Directory of Catholic Schools


Office Staff

Mrs. Mary Ann Deschaine, Ed.S.

Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Ms. Jennifer Hornyak

Associate Superintendent of Technology & Accreditation


304-233-0880, ext.208

Mrs. Theresa DiPiero, MS

Director of Curriculum & Instruction


304-233-0880, ext 359

Ms. Cathy Palmer

Secretary to the Superintendent


304-233-0880, ext. 316

Mrs. Julie Link 



304-233-0880, ext. 358


Board Members


Mrs. Mary Ann Deschaine

Central Region Members:

Mr. Barry P. Beck, Martinsburg

Mr. Marcel C. Malfregeot, Jr., Clarksburg

Ms. Katherine L. Riley, Weston

Mrs. Joan K. Yeomans, Lowell, OH/Parkersburg area

Northern Region Members:

Mr. Brann Altmeyer, Wheeling

Mr. Anthony Pietranton, Weirton

Rev. Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., Wheeling

Southern Region Members

Very Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer, Assc. V.F., Huntington

Mr. Richard Muth, Huntington

Mr. Mark Zachwieja, Charleston

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