Presenter: Dr. Merylann “Mimi” J. Schuttloffel, Dr. Jim King,
Dr.Cristiana Ritchie-Bonomo, Dr. Robert Bridges, Dr. Erick Chittle, Dr. Phyllis Crotty Morrison
Total Watch Time: 2 hours | 8 videos | 5-20 min. each
Audience: Adults, Educators
Catholic leaders, who think like Christ, lead like Christ.
This video series and guidebook will enable an administrator or teacher to integrate their Catholic faith into their vision, decision-making and renew their heart-felt and sincere intention to lead those entrusted to their care to happiness, holiness of life and an education grounded in truth.
Video Series Content
Dr. Merylann “Mimi” J. Schuttloffel
Dr. Merylann “Mimi” J. Schuttloffel, Ph.D. is Professor Emerita at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Teresa majoring in French and K-12 education. She received her MA in School Counseling from the University of Tulsa. Her Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Research is also from the University of Tulsa where she specialized in leadership and policy studies.
Dr. Jim King
Dr. Jim King is the associate superintendent for Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio. He earned his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Akron, his master’s in educational leadership in Catholic schools from Seton Hall University, and his Ph.D. in Catholic Education Leadership from the Catholic University of America. He has served in Catholic education as a teacher, administrator, and superintendent for over twenty years.
Dr. Cristiana Ritchie-Bonomo
Dr. Cristiana Ritchie-Bonomo is the Director of the Office of Educational Services at Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North America. She earned her teaching certification from Oklahoma State University and taught high school English and Theatre for ten years. She earned her Ph.D. in Catholic Educational Leadership at the Catholic University of America and served as both Associate Superintendent and Director of Catholic Education for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. In addition to her role at Edmund Rice, she serves as adjunct professor at Fordham University.
Dr. Robert Bridges
Dr. Robert Bridges serves as the president of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He earned his bachelor’s in communications from St. Joseph’s College in Indiana, his M.A. in education from the Teachers’ College of Columbia University, and his Ph.D. in Catholic School Leadership and Policy Studies from the Catholic University of America. He served in the Peace Corps before beginning his career in education, serving in schools both nationally and internationally as teacher, coach, principle, and president.
Dr. Erick Chittle
Dr. Erick Chittle earned his Ph.D. in Catholic Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the Catholic University of America. He has served in Catholic schools as teacher, principal, dean of students, and superintendent. He led St. Francis High School in Traverse City, Michigan as principal for almost twenty years before being chosen to be the first president of St. John Paul II Preparatory School near Nashville, Tennesse, where he now serves.
Dr. Phyllis Crotty Morrison
Dr. Phyllis Morrison is the Associate Head of Schools at the Academy of the Holy Names in Albany, New York. She earned her Ph.D. in Catholic Educational Leadership from the Catholic University of America and has served in Catholic schools as teacher and administrator for over twenty years.