Jane Wagner
Principal, Blessed Sacrament School

Jane Wagner has served as principal at Blessed Sacrament School since 2015. She previously taught at the elementary and middle school levels at St. John/Holy Rosary School in Erie from 1999-2011, followed by four years with the Erie RISE Leadership Academy Charter School in Erie.


Education:

  • Master of Arts, Educational Leadership, Mercyhurst University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Education, Mercyhurst University 
  • Principal certification, Edinboro University 
     
Allison Reynolds

Allison Reynolds 
Principal, St. George School

Allison Reynolds was named principal of Saint George School in 2017, having previously taught at the Robert Benjamin Wiley Community Charter School in Erie since 2008. She is certified in special education supervision and has both elementary and secondary principal certifications. 

Education:

  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Edinboro University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Elementary and Special Education, Mercyhurst University

 

Lisa Panighetti

Lisa Panighetti
Principal, Our Lady of Peace School

Lisa Panighetti became principal of Our Lady of Peace school in 2017. She previously taught in both public and Catholic settings and served as principal at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School and St. Boniface School in Erie. 

Education:

  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Edinboro University
  • Master of Education, Reading, Edinboro University
  • Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Edinboro University
  • Certifications: principal, reading specialist, PK-12 supervisor, curriculum and instruction, Gannon University

 

Lisa Norton

Lisa Norton 
Principal, St. James School

Lisa Norton has taught at St. James School since 1982 and was named principal in 2016. She is licensed in early childhood, elementary K-6 and as an elementary principal. 

Education:

  • Master of Education, Administration, Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio
  • Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Villa Maria College, Erie, Pa. 

 

 

Violet Kill

Violet Kill
Principal, St. Jude School

Violet Kill joined St. Jude School as principal in 2017. An elementary and middle school educator for 18 years, she has experience at schools in four different states, including Villa Maria Elementary School and St. Peter Cathedral School in Erie. 

Education:

  • Master’s degree, Special Education, Mercyhurst University 
  • Master’s degree, Educational Leadership, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich. 
  • Principal certification, Wayne State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Education, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Julia Strzalka 
Principal, St. Luke School

Julia Strzalka became principal of St. Luke School in July 2017. She previously taught in both public and private schools, and most recently was principal of Seton Catholic School in Meadville since 2010.

Education:

  • Master of Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Principal Certification, K-12, Edinboro University 
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.