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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