The Chief Academic Officer oversees all facets of the Office of Catechetical Formation and Education (OCFE) that impact academic outcomes, teaching, and student learning. This includes oversight of the diocese’s assessment model, development of resources to build professional capacity (particularly at the school leadership level), and the effective implementation of the diocese’s curriculum. The Chief Academic Officer will possess a strong vision for high quality instruction across the K-12 continuum and the skills and knowledge to effectively develop instructional leaders within a variety of roles. The Chief Academic Officer is responsible for the Curriculum & Assessment and Teaching & Learning teams. The Chief Academic Officer reports to and works closely with the Superintendent to achieve ambitious academic outcomes in schools throughout the diocese.
About the OCFE:
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland was founded on April 23, 1847. The diocese currently serves more than 692,000 Catholics, 185 parishes, 114 Catholic schools, 1 pastoral center and 1 mission office.
The Office of Catechetical Formation and Education provides expertise, experience, and energy to lead and assist those who carry out the education ministries of the Diocese of Cleveland. In steadfast support of our 44,000 students and families, the OCFE works to ensure that each school has the tools, resources, and capacity to deliver the following:
- Catholic Identity: a strong, positive, authentic Catholic school culture that provides numerous opportunities for spiritual and faith formation.
- High Quality Instruction: a rigorous, college preparatory education delivered by highly effective teachers.