Dr. Terrie Hale Scheckelhoff

Dr. Scheckelhoff is passionate about the education of girls and young women. The 11th Head of School at St. Catherine's, she has dedicated more than 30 years of her career, including extensive research and first-hand experience, to this endeavor.

A sought-after conference presenter and panelist, Dr. Scheckelhoff has presented at more than 20 different national, regional and state conferences over the past decade. She has published notable works on relevant topics such as women in leadership, girls and technology, and independent school finances. Dr. Scheckelhoff has a long history of active involvement in organizations that advocate for girls and young women, including working with the National Coalition of Girls Schools, the Online School for Girls and unique partnerships with colleges, universities and government agencies. She was awarded the
Executive Women in Business 2016 Achievement Award.

  • Ph.D., Education Studies: Educational Leadership and Higher Education, University of Nebraska
  • M.B.A., Ohio State University
  • M.A., Education Administration, Ohio State University
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Miami University

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is charged with the governance of St. Catherine’s School: defining its mission, determining its strategic direction, securing and protecting its financial resources, and overseeing the Head of School who manages the administration and operations of the institution. 

Meet our Board of Governors

Meet our School Leaders

List of 18 members.

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