The Catholic Schools Office is located at 66 Brooks Dr., Braintree, Mass (02184). The CSO main phone line is 617-779-3601 and the fax number is 617-746-5702. The office is open 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Superintendent: Kathy Mears
Kathy Mears is the Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Boston. Kathy joined the Archdiocese of Boston in September 2014. Under Kathy's leadership, the Catholic Schools Office has published comprehensive Faith Formation Standards for students in PreK-Grade 8; transitioned the Archdiocese to the NWEA MAP assessment; introduced KIBO robotics, Math Shelf, and other pilot programs and hosts monthly webinars and podcasts.
Director of Government Grants and Programs: Mary Goslin
Mary Goslin develops workshops and courses for school leaders on how to access federal programs that benefit our students and teachers. She also provides professional development activities for school leaders that supports the mission of the Archdiocese, the Catholic Schools Office and each school in the area of government program participation.
Director of Enrollment: Sr. Bárbara Gutiérrez, SNDdeN
Sr. Bárbara Gutiérrez, SNDdeN, visits schools to assist with boosting enrollment and retention. In addition, Sr. Bárbara provides insight on how to connect with the Hispanic and Latino communities and provides information and resources on how to make our schools welcoming spaces for students and families from many cultures.
Director of Academics: Dr. Andrew Miller
Dr. Andrew Miller assists schools with implementing high academic standards and also works with teachers and school leaders to improve instruction. His first project at the CSO is articulating and aligning PreK-8 English Language Arts and math content standards, as well as foundational dispositional and noncognitive standards, as a way to enhance the quality of curriculum and instruction in Archdiocesan schools.
Operations Associate: Alexis Parry
Alexis Parry is the Operations Associate at the CSO. Alexis handles administrative duties and concerned callers, manages events, works on special projects in the office, and facilitates webinars. She also assists former Catholic school employees with the buyback program and coordinates job postings.
Data Associate: Livia Ramos
Livia Ramos maintains multiple databases, creates reports and presentations from data, and also works with the student information system. In addition, Livia responds to data inquiries and research requests from CSO staff and external partners.
Associate Superintendent of Mission Effectiveness and Leadership: Dan Roy
Dan Roy is focused on working with leaders and teachers to implement the Faith Formation Standards throughout the Archdiocese, and will be coordinating efforts in the area of catechist certification. In addition, Dan is the point person for general questions about any school related issues that may arise.
Deputy Superintendent: Dr. Amy Ryan
Dr. Amy Ryan's work focuses on academics, archdiocesan-wide assessments (e.g., NWEA, HSPT, PSAT/SAT, and ACT), our student information system, professional development for teachers, educational technology, and grant-funded initiatives. She is also engaged in a mathematics pilot and is a resource for teachers and leaders looking to expand their online presence.
Director of Data: Annie Smith
Annie Smith collects and analyzes data for the CSO and Catholic schools. This data includes enrollment and staff trends, academic test results, and culture and professional development surveys. Based on this data, schools and the CSO can make informed decisions concerning staff, finances, partnerships and more.
Senior Financial Analyst: Jennifer Smith
Jennifer Smith is the Senior Financial Analyst of the CSO. She provides financial analysis, modeling, budgetary planning and development to further school sustainability. She also assists schools as needed with topics such as preparing and certifying the Diocesan Report on School Finances for New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation visits and preparing the financial dashboard for the schools throughout the Archdiocese of Boston.
Manager of School Communications: Meghan Stellman
Meghan Stellman coordinates and executes a multimedia approach to create and disseminate the Superintendent’s message via a weekly memo, webinars, social media, CSO and Archdiocese of Boston websites, and more. In addition, she produces the Saints and Scholars On-the-Go podcast. She is also the lead person on the nurse professional development program.