Anita Reznicek Named New President of SJA

Anita Reznicek has been appointed the next President of St. Joseph's Academy, St. Louis, MO effective July 1, 2011. Anita comes from St. Teresa's Academy in Kansas City where she has served since 1988.  She brings with her, her love and commitment to our charism.

Through formal education and more than two decades of experience, Anita is steeped in the knowledge and traditions of the Catholic faith.  She also is a highly regarded authority on single-gender education for girls.  She is co-author of a guide to parents for school selection, Educating Our Daughters.  She has focused her doctoral dissertation on a historical examination of single-gender secondary education of girls for her interdisciplinary Ph.D. in religious studies and history from University of Missouri-Kansas City, to be awarded in fall 2011.  She earned her M.A. in Religious Studies from The Catholic University of America in 1986 and a B.A. in theology and psychology in 1984 from St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa, in her native state.

With her wonderful background she will continue to build on the enduring foundation fortified by the exemplary leadership of Sister Michaela Zahner over the last seven years. 


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