Parish: 233-3092 | School: 232-5290 | Faith Formation: 232-3514 | 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames IA

Ms. Sara Rooney

Ms. Rooney is the principal of St. Cecilia School, having joined the faculty in the 2018-2019 school year. She began her teaching career in K-12 ESL in Decorah, Iowa. Ms. Rooney taught 6th and 7th grade Spanish and French at Parkview Middle School in Ankeny, Iowa before spending several years at Roland-Story teaching high school Spanish, K-12 ESL, leading the district’s curriculum work, and serving as an instructional coach at Roland-Story Middle School.

Ms. Rooney holds an undergraduate degree from Iowa State University with a Master of Arts in Teaching from Drake University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a Graduate Certificate in Catholic School Leadership from Creighton University.