The following plan ensures the safety of staff, students, and families as Catholic schools continue in-person for the 2021-22 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to read the “Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Elementary Schools Re-Entry Plan for 2021-22.”



Leadership and Organization

Our Schools are organized under the umbrella of the Office of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville. The Archdiocese is led by the Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz. D.D., Archbishop of Louisville, and the Office of Catholic Schools is headed by Superintendent Dr. Mary Beth Bowling.

Archbishop Kurtz

Archbishop Kurtz oversees all Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville and recognizes local parish and school autonomy in making decisions at the local level in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Louisville.


The Superintendent of Schools provides overall leadership, direction, and support to Catholic Schools in collaboration with archdiocesan staff, pastors, school leaders, and other stakeholders. The Superintendent is responsible for the formulation, promulgation, and interpretation of policies pertaining to the operation of Catholic Schools and oversees compliance with those policies.

Policies Policies

School Office Leadership:

Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Archbishop of Louisville

Dr. Mary Beth Bowling, Superintendent of Schools

Amy Nall, Assistant Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Donna Brown, Data & Technology Specialist

Mary Parola, School Improvement & Professional Learning Specialist

Christine Kelly, Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Specialist

Karl Dolson, Director of Youth Ministry

Martine Siegel, Director of Counseling Services

Art Turner, Director of Faith Formation