Catholic school system hires new elementary principal

Metro Wire Staff

Pacelli Catholic Schools this week announced it’s hired a new principal.

Dr. Gregory Kaster comes to the area from Stratford, where he spent three years teaching K-8 at St. Joseph Catholic School. Prior to that, Kaster spent 16 years as principal of Madison Elementary in Madison.

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.

He will take the reigns as principal of St. Bronislava and St. Stephen elementary schools on July 1.

Kaster replaces longtime Pacelli Catholic Schools principal and administrator Gregg Hansel, who will retire June 30.

PCS continues a national search for a school system president. Interested applicants should visit pacellicatholicschools.com/employment for more details on the position and how to apply.