Sister Carol Ann Kleindinst, SSMN has been newly named as principal at DeSales Catholic School, the school announced.
Prior to this formal appointment by the Board of Trustees, Kleindinst had been acting as the interim principal at DeSales.
Kleindinst has over 42 years of experience in education, 39 of those years have been in school administration. Most recently Kleindinst was employed at Mount Saint Mary's in Tonawanda where she taught English and served as Assistant Principal. Prior to her time at Mount Saint Mary’s Kleindinst was principal at DeSales from 1998-2007. She left the Catholic elementary and middle school in 2007 to care for a family member.
“Sister Carol Ann is an effective communicator, creative, purposeful, a great listener and very knowledgeable,” Kim Knuutila, Director of Admissions and Marketing at DeSales said of Kleindinst.
“She has a clear vision for the future of DeSales. Her high expectations and genuine caring for students, staff and families makes her the right person for the job. This is an exciting time to be part of DeSales.”