Dr. Greg Cicotte has been announced as Pattonville’s new director of early childhood, effective July 1, replacing Dr. Mary Krekeler, who is retiring at the end of the school year. The Pattonville Board of Education approved Dr. Cicotte’s selection during a special meeting on Feb. 24.
Dr. Cicotte currently serves as principal of Shenandoah Valley Elementary School in the Parkway School District. He previously worked as principal of Pheasant Point Elementary School and assistant principal of Ostmann Elementary and Twin Chimneys Elementary schools in the Fort Zumwalt School District. Other roles include administrative intern at Mason Ridge Elementary School in Parkway and a second grade teacher at Joseph L. Mudd Elementary School in Fort Zumwalt. A 1991 Pattonville graduate, Dr. Cicotte earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, with an emphasis in early childhood, from Missouri State University and a master’s and doctorate degree in educational administration from Lindenwood University.
"Please join me in welcoming Dr. Cicotte to the Pattonville team," superintendent Dr. Tim Pecoraro said. "With his wealth of experience and knowledge, we’re confident he will do a great job supporting the educational growth of our youngest learners."