LEADERSHIP of Catholic High School

Mr. Gerald E. Tullier - President
Mr. Gerald E. Tullier

Gerald E. Tullier is currently serving as president of Catholic High School.

Tullier graduated from Sacred Heart Elementary School and St. Joseph Cathedral Prep. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from St. Joseph Seminary College in Covington, a Masters in Theological Studies from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and a Master of Education from the University of New Orleans.

Tullier was program director for Refugee Services at the Associated Catholic Charities in New Orleans before joining the faculty of Brother Martin High School in New Orleans in 1978. At Brother Martin, he served as religion and English teacher, department chair, assistant principal, vice principal and principal.

Mrs. Lisa Harvey - Principal
Mrs. Lisa Harvey

Mrs. Lisa Harvey currently serves as principal.

Mrs. Harvey received her B.A. from Louisiana State University and a master's degree in Religious Education from Loyola University of New Orleans.

She taught for six years at St. John Interparochial School in Plaquemine and came to Catholic High School in 2000, serving as a religion teacher and moderator of the dance team, Bruinettes.

She began serving as Religion Department Chairperson during the 2002-2003 school year. She served as assistant principal for Instruction during the 2003-2004 school year and served six years as academic assistant principal.

Mr. Tom Eldringhoff - Assistant Principal for Discipline
Mr. Tom Eldringhoff

Dr. Tom W. Eldringhoff is currently serving as assistant principal for discipline.

Dr. Eldringhoff graduated from St. Joseph Seminary College in 1985 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy. He began teaching religion a year later at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis. He came to Catholic High School in 1990 as a full-time religion teacher and assistant campus minister. He has served Catholic High School as religion department chairperson, service coordinator, twinning program director, summer mission coordinator, and as moderator of a variety of student clubs. He has held the role of Campus Minister as well as Assistant Principal for Instruction and Academics. He teaches one section of senior religion. Eldringhoff has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from LSU, a masters degree in philosophy from Tulane University, and a masters of religious education from Loyola University in New Orleans.

Mr. Brian W. Hightower - Assistant Principal for Instruction
Mr. Brian W. Hightower

Brian W. Hightower is currently serving as Assistant Principal for Instruction.

Mr. Hightower is a graduate of St. Aloysius School and Catholic High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU. As a third year law student, Mr. Hightower served as the president of the student body and was elected to serve a one year term on the LSU Board of Supervisors. Before returning to Catholic High School to join the faculty, Mr. Hightower practiced law in the private sector in Baton Rouge, where he focused on civil litigation.

Mr. Hightower joined the Catholic High School faculty in 2009. He taught Free Enterprise, Law Studies and Louisiana History before joining the administrative team.

Mr. Hightower is married to Krissy Ayo Hightower and they have one son, Bennett and one daughter, Claire.

Mr. Jared Cavalier - Assistant Principal for Academics
Mr. Jared Cavalier

Mr. Jared Cavalier is currently serving as the academic assistant principal.

Mr. Cavalier graduated from LSU in 2004 with a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies. He obtained his Masters in Education Technology Leadership from Northwestern Louisiana State University in 2012. Mr. Cavalier also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1998 to 2006 and obtained rank of Sergeant. In 2003, he served in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mr. Cavalier started teaching at Catholic High School in 2004 where he taught Civics, American History, World Geography, Western Civilization, Multimedia, Computer Science and Web Mastering. He also served as a football coach, golf coach, Student Council moderator, Men’s Club moderator, Bruin Broadcast moderator, football technology coordinator, and instructional technology coordinator.

Mr. Gerald E. Tullier - President
Mrs. Lisa Harvey - Principal
Dr. Tom Eldringhoff - Assistant Principal for Discipline
Mr. Brian W. Hightower - Assistant Principal for Instruction
Mr. Jared Cavalier - Academic Assistant Principal
STAFF DIRECTORY
Gerald E. Tullier

Gerald E. Tullier is currently serving as president of Catholic High School.

Tullier graduated from Sacred Heart Elementary School and St. Joseph Cathedral Prep. He received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from St. Joseph Seminary College in Covington, a master's in theological studies from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and a Master of Education from the University of New Orleans.

Tullier was program director for Refugee Services at the Associated Catholic Charities in New Orleans before joining the faculty of Brother Martin High School in New Orleans in 1978. At Brother Martin, he served as religion and English teacher, department chair, assistant principal, vice principal and principal.

Lisa Harvey

Lisa Harvey currently serves as principal.

Harvey received her bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and a master's degree in religious education from Loyola University of New Orleans.

Harvey taught for six years at St. John Interparochial School in Plaquemine and came to Catholic High School in 2000, serving as a religion teacher and moderator of the dance team, Bruinettes.

She began serving as religion department chairperson during the 2002-2003 school year. She served as assistant principal for instruction during the 2003-2004 school year and served six years as academic assistant principal.

Dr. Tom Eldringhoff

Dr. Tom W. Eldringhoff is currently serving as assistant principal for discipline.

Dr. Eldringhoff graduated from St. Joseph Seminary College in 1985 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy. He began teaching religion a year later at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis. He came to Catholic High School in 1990 as a full-time religion teacher and assistant campus minister. He has served Catholic High School as religion department chairperson, service coordinator, twinning program director, summer mission coordinator, and as moderator of a variety of student clubs. He has held the role of Campus Minister as well as Assistant Principal for Instruction and Academics. He teaches one section of senior religion. Eldringhoff has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from LSU, a masters degree in philosophy from Tulane University, and a masters of religious education from Loyola University in New Orleans.

Brian W. Hightower

Brian W. Hightower is currently serving as assistant principal for instruction.

Hightower is a graduate of St. Aloysius School and Catholic High School. He received his bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU. As a third year law student, Hightower served as the president of the student body and was elected to serve a one-year term on the LSU Board of Supervisors. Before returning to Catholic High School to join the faculty, Hightower practiced law in the private sector in Baton Rouge, where he focused on civil litigation.

Hightower joined the Catholic High School faculty in 2009. He taught free enterprise, law studies, and Louisiana history before joining the administrative team.

Hightower is married to Krissy Ayo Hightower and they have one son, Bennett and one daughter, Claire.

Jared Cavalier

Jared Cavalier is currently serving as academic assistant principal.

Cavalier graduated from LSU in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in secondary education with a concentration in social studies. He obtained his Master of Education in Education Technology Leadership from Northwestern Louisiana State University in 2012. Cavalier also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1998 to 2006 and obtained rank of sergeant. In 2003, he served in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cavalier started teaching at Catholic High School in 2004 where he taught civics, American history, world geography, western civilization, multimedia, computer science, and web mastering. He also served as a football coach, golf coach, Student Council moderator, Men’s Club moderator, Bruin Broadcast moderator, football technology coordinator, and instructional technology coordinator.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

All inquiries regarding faculty positions should be directed to Jared Cavalier, academic assistant principal, at jcavalier@catholichigh.org or (225) 383-0397.

You can also download the Catholic High School faculty application by clicking here. For a non-faculty application, click here.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
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