Past positions: Principal, St. Rita Catholic School. Prior to leading St. Rita Catholic School as principal, Dr. Savaglio-Jarvis served in a variety of roles at Kenosha Unified School District since 2005, including seven years as superintendent, two years as assistant superintendent of
teaching and learning, principal at Bradford High School, and assistant principal at Tremper High School. A Kenosha
native, Sue also held educational leadership roles (elementary school principal, middle school principal and middle
school assistant principal) in Tempe, Arizona, where she earned her B.A. Ed. (Physical Education), M.A. Ed.
(Secondary Curriculum and Instruction/General), Administrative Certificate, and Ed.D. (Administrative Leadership and
Supervision) from Arizona State University.
Currently she serves on the Board for St. Joseph Catholic Academy of Kenosha, as well as the Education Committee
of Siena’s Board of Directors. She is the past-president of the Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium for the State
of Wisconsin and has spent a significant portion of her career focusing on curriculum development, diversity work, and
educational leadership development. A member of numerous professional organizations, Dr. Savaglio-Jarvis
completed the National Certification Program for School Superintendents, AASA in 2020, was awarded the United
Way Partner of the Year Award for Teaching, Inspiring, and Encouraging Kenosha County Children (2018), was the
2017 Signature Award recipient on behalf of KUSD for Exemplary Support of the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund,
received the Phi Delta Kappa Leadership Recognition Award in 2012, and was the 1991 Arizona Middle School
Physical Education Teacher of the Year. She has developed and implemented many programs locally and has
presented for numerous professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels.