Mrs. Kim Grilliot has been chosen as President of Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, OH succeeding Sr. Mary Ann Culpert who moved to Rome after her election to a leadership position with the international SND Congregation. Kim joined NDA in 2003 as vice principal, and was promoted to principal in 2005. She is known for her visionary and transformative leadership qualities. Among her accomplishments as principal are the implementation of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, the addition of grades 7 and 8, expansion of college credit programs, installation of technological advancements, introduction of summer credit programs, enrollment of international students and most recently the introduction of the SportsLeader program, which infuses NDA athletic programs with Catholic values.
“In the thirteen years I have been at NDA, it’s been my privilege to carry out the SND educational mission and see how it transforms the lives of young women. I look forward to maintaining that tradition while leading our strategic planning to develop new ways to bring an exceptional education permeated with Gospel values to the young women of Toledo,” said Mrs. Grilliot.
Kim holds superintendent, educational administrative and teaching licenses from the Ohio Department of Education. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Findlay and a Master of Education degree from Bowling Green State University. Congrats Kim!