New superintendent of Catholic Schools named for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

Mary Ann Deschaine, Courtesy: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

WHEELING, W.Va (WDTV) -- A new superintendent of Catholic Schools has been named for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.

Officials announced Monday that Mrs. Mary Ann Deschaine, Ed.S., has been named to the position, and will begin her duties in August.

Deschaine comes to West Virginia from the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan, where she has served as superintendent since 2011. There, she also assisted her diocese as an organizational consultant.

“I am honored to have been selected for this position in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston,” Deschaine stated. “I look forward to working with the dedicated diocesan and parish school personnel and staff, as we are lead by the Holy Spirit to implement a faith-filled curriculum for the students in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic Schools.”