About the Council
The Council of Education is an organization comprised of members from Seven Dolors and St. Thomas More Parishes. This advisory council aids the two pastors and the MCS principal in setting policy and procedures for the school. The council leads various committees that helps the principal maintain the mission and vision of Manhattan Catholic Schools. Committees add expertise in finance, law, marketing, development, and education. Their insights help develop long-range plans for capital improvements and sustainability of the future of Manhattan Catholic Schools.
The Council of Education typically meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month starting at 6 p.m. in the elementary gym. Check the school calendar for specific dates. Meetings are open to the public to observe.
President - Darren Schumacher
Vice President - Lori Dodge
Secretary - Pat McCoy
Long-Range Planning Committee - Brian Danenberg
Education Committee - Patty Peschel
Finance Committee - Jake Wassenberg
Recruitment & Retention-
Wellness Committee - Heidi Taphorn
Maintenance - Pat McCoy