Our Team

Daryl Hagan, Ed.D.

Director, ITCE

Dr. Hagan has devoted his career to Catholic education, serving as a Catholic school teacher, principal, director of schools, superintendent, and lead evaluator. From 2010-2022 he served as Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Evansville, Indiana. Prior to this position, he served for thirteen years as principal of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in the Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky. From July 2022 until January 2024, he served as the Director of the Program of Accreditation offered through the ITCE at The Catholic University of America and now serves as the Director of the Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education.

Daryl is the founding chairman of the Indiana Catholic Schools Consortium and served as President for the Indiana Non-Public Education Association. His published research and passion is engaging Catholic educators to promote and enhance Catholic identity and school improvement.

He holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Western Kentucky University, M.A. in Instructional Leadership from Western Kentucky University, M.A. in Elementary Education from Murray State University, and B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana.

Daryl is married to Jill Mattingly Hagan and they have two children, Maxx and Maggie; a daughter-in-law, Lauren; and three grandchildren, Lily, John, and Thomas.

Andrew Kremer, Ph.D.

Director, Program of Accreditation

Dr. Andrew Kremer has served as a diocesan leader, school administrator, teacher, and coach in his vocation as a Catholic educator. He began his career as a teacher and coach at Bishop Chatard High School in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Kremer then transitioned to the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana as an assistant principal and head football coach at Guerin Catholic High School in Noblesville, Indiana. In 2018 he accepted the role of Associate Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana and in December of 2021 was named the Interim Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Kremer has served as the vice chair of the Indiana Catholic Schools Consortium and a member of the board of the Indiana Non-public Education Association. He now is blessed to serve as the Director of the Program of Accreditation at the Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education.

Dr. Kremer has a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Liberty University; his dissertation research explored how Catholic school leaders use the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools (NSBECS) as a framework for accreditation. He also has a M.S. in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton, and a B.A. in Secondary Education from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis.

Andrew lives in Fishers, Indiana with his wife Nikki and their two children, Riley and Easton. 

Keelan Huzovic

Administrative Assistant, ITCE

Keelan graduated with a B.A. in English from Davidson College in 2019 and has since pursued a variety of roles. From working a seasonal job as a backpacking instructor to coordinating events for a development office and a farm and, most recently, to serving as a Campus Minister at a local high school, she is now excited to combine all she learned from those experiences in her work at ITCE. 

Keelan calls Baltimore, Maryland home, where she was blessed to attend a Catholic high school. She now resides just north of Washington, D.C., where she enjoys spending time with friends and exploring creation.

Jordan Blackwell


Jordan is a native Washingtonian and has lived in the Brookland/Catholic University area all his life. At a young age, Jordan was heavily influenced by his grandfather’s service to the community and to the Catholic Church as a Deacon of St. Francis de Sales Church in N.E. Washington, DC.  Jordan attended DC Catholic elementary schools, graduated from Archbishop Carroll High School, and attended The Catholic University of America, where he continues to take classes to advance his education and career.  Jordan still lives in Washington DC, where he and his wife are raising their daughter and son.