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Todd Willems

Chief Academic Officer

Todd assumed the role of Director of Schools in February 2018 after serving four years as Principal at Messmer High School.  Prior to that he served for 8 years in a variety of roles at Catholic Central High School in Burlington where he filled a variety of administrative roles while also teaching.

At Messmer, he implemented the Project: Lead the Way Engineering curriculum, dramatically increasing participation in STEM-based program and furthered partnerships with several Milwaukee area universities and Milwaukee area non-profit organizations.

Todd earned his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Master of Science in School Leadership and Curriculum/Instruction degree from Cardinal Stritch University.

“Each of our partner schools and parishes enjoys a rich history of spiritual, cultural and academic excellence, and I am excited to be blessed with the opportunity to become part of this amazing work. I have found a strong and caring group of school and community partners committed to growing our next generation of community leaders. I look forward to working with our dedicated educational staff and school leaders to provide the best possible spiritual and educational program for all of our students in Racine.“