Name: Catherine Brandley
Current Position and School: Principal at Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy.
Educational Background: Candidate for leading for learning principal licensure, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; master of education in guidance and counseling, Providence College; bachelor of arts in psychology, College of the Holy Cross.
School Information: Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, Neponset Campus, is a Catholic grade school in Dorchester that serves 400 students in grades PK-8. The student population is composed of 60% White and 40% students of color. Of these students, 40% qualify for free and reduced lunch.
Prior Experience: Catherine’s prior experience includes serving as vice principal of student life and director of admissions at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, MA.