Leadership for the new Holy Trinity Catholic school has now been announced.
In a news release, Father Gary Kaiser says Sally Sternberg has been chosen to serve as the principal of the new school. The assistant principal will be Michelle Brandle. Father Kaiser is the pastor of Precious Blood Parish in Jasper and St. Mary Parish in Ireland. He is serving as Bishop Charles Thompson’s delegate for school administration.
A native of New Palestine, Indiana, Sternberg earned her undergraduate degree in secondary education from the University of Evansville. Her primary focus was in mathematics and chemistry was her supporting focus. Sternberg also studied abroad at Harlaxton College in Grantham, United Kingdom while working on her undergraduate degree. She earned her master’s degree in teaching and her administrative licensure from Oakland City University.
Sternberg is currently in her 5th year as principal at Jasper’s Holy Family School. The school was honored as a national Blue Ribbon school last year. Past roles Sternberg has served in include mathematics teacher and department chair at Southridge High School and teacher for both Bosse and Harrison High Schools in Evansville.
Brandle is from Evansville. She earned her undergraduate degree in secondary education from the University of Southern Indiana. Her primary focus was social studies. She obtained her principal’s licensure through Indiana Wesleyan University. Brandle is now in her 3rd year as principal at Holy Family Catholic School. She came back to Southwestern Indiana in 2012 following her time as principal at St. Gerard Catholic School in Lima, Ohio. She also previously taught social studies and religion at Holy Redeemer and Resurrection schools in Evansville.
Now at the end of the current school year, Precious Blood, Holy Family, and St. Mary preschool will come together to form the foundation for Holy Trinity. The new school , which will serve all of Dubois County, is scheduled to open next fall.