Dr. Cynthia R. Crabtree, President - Sacred Heart Schools
Cynthia R. Crabtree has been president of Sacred Heart Schools at Ursuline Campus since 2003.
In 2008, under the leadership of President Crabtree, the former Ursuline Campus Schools underwent an extensive branding study.
The findings resulted in renaming the corporation Sacred Heart Schools at Ursuline Campus
, a change applauded by parents, alumni, parents of alumni and friends.
Also in 2008, after in-depth consideration, the two preschools (formerly Ursuline Child Development Center and Ursuline Montessori School) were reorganized to create Sacred Heart Preschool
, which consists of two teaching models, Montessori and Progressive.
Since taking office, President Crabtree has championed arts integration at Sacred Heart Academy, Sacred Heart Model School and Sacred Heart Preschool through faculty and resource sharing at Sacred Heart School for the Arts.
She has also led the diversity initiative called for in the Sacred Heart Schools strategic plan.
The year-long, two-part study included a school self assessment and school climate survey.
and the entire Sacred Heart Schools continue their commitment to improving diversity throughout our school community.
Under the direction of Dr. Crabtree
, Sacred Heart Schools
received District Accreditation from the AdvanED Accreditation Commission
Sacred Heart Schools
, and each of its four member schools, is now recognized across the nation as a quality school system.
Presently Dr. Crabtree
is leading the school district through its five-year Promising Futures Strategic Plan, which includes the following aspirations: to create a student-centered community of Catholic schools; to attract and retain a diverse and exceptionally talented faculty and staff; to educate students from varied socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; and, to establish a learning environment characterized by effective use of technology, superior facilities and standards of environmental stewardship.