Mrs. Stefanec joins St. Thecla after 13 years in Catholic education. She is currently the principal at Notre Dame in Santa Barbara, CA, a position she has held for three years. Prior to that, she spent several years as principal with the Archdiocese of Chicago, at St. Gabriel and St. Helen.
Prior to becoming a principal, Stefanec was a Catholic school teacher for nine years. In her tenure as a teacher, she taught math, science, religion, language arts and literature for grades kindergarten through middle school.
In addition to her teaching experience, Stefanec also led many school initiatives including, the Scholastic Bowl team, Math team, Student Council moderator and the National Junior Honor Society.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master’s in Education from Loyola University Chicago.
We looks forward to welcoming Christina and her family to the parish, later this summer.