Sister Mary Elisha Glady, RSM, is a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, MI. She originally felt called to serve the Church in education through tutoring her younger sister while growing up in Southeast Minnesota. After completing her bachelor’s degree in Math and Economics at Loras College in Dubuque, IA, she worked in educational publishing for a few years before returning to school at the University of Iowa to earn her teaching license. She taught high school math before entering the Religious Sisters of Mercy.
Sr. Mary Elisha began as principal at St. Clare in February 2017. She has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver and is currently working on her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Notre Dame.