New Principal Hired!
Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School welcomes Tom Donlon as the new principal of Saint Andrew Catholic School.Tom brings more than 17 years of leadership experience in Catholic education and holds several education-related degrees, including:
- Specialist, Educational Administration
- Master of Science, Educational Leadership
- Bachelor of Arts, Theology
- Graduate School Study – Systematic Theology at St. Paul Seminary.
Tom has served as principal for schools educating students from kindergarten through high school, and most recently served as principal of Saint Hubert in Chanhassen.
Through the hiring process, we identified the primary characteristics and strengths desired for our school’s next principal, including:
- Extensive leadership experience
- Strong communication skills and approachability
- A desire and ability to support and mentor teachers and staff
- Desire and ability to connect with parents
- Knowledge and passion for the Catholic faith.
We are excited that Tom strongly embodies these traits, and we thank the Principal Selection Advisory Committee for their time, dedication, and wisdom throughout this process. Thank you to all of you for your prayers and support during this transition.
Tom’s first day will be Wednesday, August 1. Please join us in welcoming him when you see him!