A Word About Our Co-Principals, Shelly Kreska, and John Funk

The Board of Directors of the John Paul II Center for Special Learning is thrilled to announce pivotal leadership appointments that will shape the future of our center. The Board unanimously approved Shelly Kreska and John Funk as the Principals of the John Paul II Center. Their extensive experience and compassionate approach have fostered a sense of unity within our school community during this transitional period and maintained the level of excellence the John Paul II Center has historically maintained.

 In addition, we are delighted to share that the Board has approved an additional well-deserved promotion to Diane Rice, who has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Adult Program. With her wealth of experience in guiding our Adult Program, Diane is a recognized authority in supporting adult individuals with special needs. Her unwavering passion for nurturing personal growth and fostering an inclusive environment ensures that our adults at JPII have a safe haven to continue their journey of development.

As the Board of Directors, we are confident that these appointments will propel the John Paul II Center for Special Learning to new heights. Our commitment to providing exceptional education and support for individuals with special needs remains unwavering. Together, we will create a future filled with possibilities and empower our students to reach their fullest potential.

Tony DeMarco

JPII Board Chair