EVALUATION ASSOCIATES - Key Persons


Amy Chakif

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant
Amy works as an education consultant based in Rotorua. She works with schools in the following areas: digital technologies innovative learning: pedagogy, practice and environments digital fluency mathematics and statistics (yrs 1 - 8) leadership and change management teaching as inquiry. Amy facilitates professional learning and change management across the compulsory schooling sector including primary, intermediate and secondary, and in the Private Training Establishment (PTE) sector. She works with senior leadership teams, boards, teachers, students and whānau to design and develop effective professional learning that has meaningful and positive impact on student learning. As a member of the national leadership team for the MoE Learning with Digital Technologies PLD from 2014 - January 2017, Amy led a team of facilitators providing in-depth professional development across the northern region. An experienced teacher and leader in a variety of educational settings, including both the compulsory and PTE sectors, Amy is a skilled adult educator and classroom practitioner. In 2013 she was awarded a Master of Professional Studies with First Class Honours through the University of Auckland for her research into teacher interpretation and enactment of policy into classroom practice. Amy has proven expertise in 21st century learning and teaching, teaching methodology in innovative learning environments, blended e-learning, primary mathematics, leadership and change management, English for English Language Learners, NZQA External Education Review (EER) quality control and PTE governance and administration. The design and delivery of Amy's work with schools is based on research and is responsive to the school context and community. Key themes in her work are collaboration, student and teacher agency, data literacy and human-centred design utilising iterative inquiry methodologies. When not at work Amy loves to spend quality time with her family, building huts in the lounge with her children, enjoying delicious home cooked food and, when the opportunity arises, travelling to the Middle East for desert adventures in the Gulf or for wonderful extended family chaos on the Mediterranean in beautiful Lebanon.

Andrea Blower

Job Titles:
  • Member of Our Business
  • Project Coordinator - Professional Learning and Development
Andrea is a valued member of our business support team in Christchurch. She provides essential support to the professional learning and development portfolio, including: Project co-ordination for PLD, Leading Adult Learning, and the Unlocking Potential project. Support for PLD facilitators nationwide. Data collection for PLD reporting. Co-ordination of online workshops and resources. Office administration. Prior to joining Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga, Andrea was involved in the wellness industry for several years in a management, learning and development role. This experience has crossed over well to her role with Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga.

Andy Thompson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Andy is a Leadership Advisor for the Auckland area, supporting beginning principals. He is delighted to be part of the Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga team as the organisation's primary purpose of raising achievement and reducing disparity resonates clearly with him. A teacher/school leader since the mid-1970s, Andy has taught in a total of nine schools both rural and urban, including a year in London with his family in 1991. He has been principal/acting principal of two state and four Catholic schools over the past 30 years. The schools ranged in size from 29 - 400 pupils and served a wide range of differing socio-economic communities. Andy was an executive member of the Auckland Catholic Primary Principals' Association for 13 years including six years as president. During this time he was instrumental in the establishment of the New Zealand Catholic Primary Principals' Association (NZCPPA) and was a national executive member of this association for six years. He feels particularly honoured to have received an NZCPPA Award in 2004 recognising his "Outstanding Service to Catholic Primary Education". His last school, St Joseph's Primary, Onehunga, was one of thirteen schools nationwide included in an Education Review Office study of effective self-review. The school was selected on the basis of high quality self-review practices identified in its 2014 ERO review. Andy has provided advice and guidance on this topic in wider educational settings. Andy has a particular commitment, developed and nurtured over the past 20 years, to Pasifika education. He believes that home school engagement is a critical factor in maximising our children's learning.

Angela Tanzania

Job Titles:
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Management Accountant
Angela is a Chartered Accountant and has over 25 years' experience in management accounting roles within the manufacturing, distribution, defence, R&D, and technology sectors. She enjoyed a variety of tasks in those roles, and having regular exposure to new challenges, providing support to managers and projects has always been a highlight.

Anna Sullivan - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive
  • Company Director
  • Member of the Leadership Team
As the chief executive of Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga, Anna oversees our strategic direction. Her focus is firmly on our mission to raise ākonga achievement and reduce disparity. Impact is what we stand for, and Anna has a keen focus on ensuring that the work of our talented team makes the greatest possible difference. She has a strong focus on evaluation, equity and partnership. As well as being an experienced leader, Anna is a professional learning and development specialist and education consultant. She is an expert partner and was one of the writers of the Standards for the Teaching Profession. She has held various national and international roles in education, including working for the Ministry of Education. She has led large professional development teams such as establishing the professional development consortium Te Toi Tupu. Anna has also developed international education programmes, provided quality assurance and training of international consultants, and specialised in the area of school leadership in the Middle East, and in New Zealand. Anna's teaching background is in primary and intermediate education and she has worked in secondary schools offshore. She was an assistant principal of a full primary school for several years. Outside of work, Anna loves travelling overseas, catching up with friends and family, good food and wine. She lives in Auckland and also loves spending time in Queenstown where her partner hails from.

Anne Purves

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant - Team Leader
Anne works as an education consultant throughout the Central South region and is based in New Plymouth. She works with schools in the following areas: assessment for learning mentoring and coaching school leaders and leadership teams teaching as inquiry principal appraisal innovative (modern) learning practices e-asTTle curriculum and learning as inquiry. Anne has a wealth of expertise and experience in facilitating professional learning. She has worked as a leadership and assessment facilitator for a number of years, and prior to this she facilitated assessment for learning PLD. Her work in the area has given her extensive knowledge and a wide range of practical skills in all aspects of effective pedagogy. Her strengths include supporting schools to develop culturally responsive pedagogies to address the needs of diverse learners. She has great skills in supporting schools with high levels of underachievement to develop evidence informed inquiry to drive change. She works effectively with leaders to improve learning outcomes for students through inquiring into their leadership capability and through principal appraisal. She is skilled at developing learning communities within and across schools. Anne's has deep knowledge of curriculum development and her particular curriculum strengths are in science, technology and education for sustainability. She has expertise in inquiry learning and creating authentic learning opportunities for students, where they work collaboratively to develop new knowledge and then apply it. In her spare time Anne loves to be by or on the water, spending time with her family and travelling. She endeavours to engage in a regular fitness programme through walking, yoga and the gym. These are some of the schools Anne has worked with recently: Oakura Primary School Churton School Waitara High School Manunui Primary

Aroha Heaslip

Job Titles:
  • Consultant
  • Education Consultant
  • Kaiwhakangungu Ngaiotanga / PLD Consultant
Aroha works as an education consultant, based in Tauranga. She works with schools in the following areas: Aromatawai/Rukuhia Rarangahia assessment for learning Tumaki and management mentoring and coaching school leaders and leadership teams inquiry planning with teachers and leaders.

Ben Laybourn

Job Titles:
  • Evaluative Systems Lead
  • Member of Our Facilitation Team
Ben works out of Wellington and is the Evaluative Systems Lead overseeing the quality and impact of all the work we do at Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga. As our Evaluative Systems Lead, Ben is one of our go-to people on all things data analysis. He has great skills in interpreting and displaying data and evidence in ways that help students, teachers and boards of trustees identify and plan for future learning. He also has considerable experience in the use of student management systems. Ben is a member of our facilitation team and is a Ministry of Education accredited facilitator and expert partner. He also works in schools right across the lower part of the North Island as an accredited facilitator and expert partner. His areas of expertise are: leadership and change assessment for learning seriously cool science teaching strategic thinking and planning for long term development and sustainability effective pedagogy for accelerating learning data analysis and interpretation e-asTTle and standardised assessments. Ben has a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Chemistry), a Diploma of Teaching (Primary) and a Postgraduate certificate in Education (leadership). He is a bit of a guru when it comes to the effective teaching of science and runs hands on science workshops that certainly capture the imagination. Ben is a member of the New Zealand Association of Science Educators and on the board of the House of Science Wairarapa. Prior to joining Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga, Ben was a deputy principal in a secondary school. He has a background in primary and secondary teaching so covers the full spectrum of education. He has also led literacy and curriculum in secondary schools, focusing on effective pedagogy across all curriculum areas and for all students. His passion is effective leadership across schools, not only with senior leaders but empowering middle leaders to step up to work as a team to make more of a difference. He focuses on how manaakitanga and whanaungatanga, within the framework of formative assessment, can maximise learning. When not at work, you will find Ben on his lifestyle block in Carterton with his wife and children. The family's gardens, orchard, sheep and dogs keep them busy. If they are not at home, they will be out having an adventure somewhere - in the hills, on the water, or just enjoying nature. These are some of the schools Ben has worked with recently: Central Taranaki Kāhui Ako Tararua Kāhui Ako Stratford High Tararua College Clyde Quay Primary school Island Bay Primary School

Bernie Leonard

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant
Bernie is a PLD and leadership consultant, based in Timaru. She can help your school or kura in her areas of expertise: student agency and engagement local curriculum design mentoring team leaders assessment for learning student-centred classrooms principal appraisal and mentoring. Bernie has had many years in education as a classroom teacher, team leader, deputy principal and ICT cluster leader. For the last ten years she has been the principal of St Joseph's School in Temuka. Her passion lies in mentoring teachers and students to inquire into how they best learn and setting up the ideal environment for this to happen.

Brenda Ellis

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant
  • Principal of Salisbury School
Brenda joins Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga as Learning Support Specialist and is based in Wellington. She has a deep knowledge of the learning support sector and is passionate about making a diffence to the lives and outcomes of vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, particularly those students who are our priority learners. Brenda supports schools, kura, early childhood centres, kahui ako and agencies nationally, to grow knowledge, capability and capacity, so that young people with additional learning needs can reach their potential, thrive and prosper. She provides professional learning and development for staff across a wide range of topics of particular relevance to the special education / learning support sector, assists in enhancing learning support systems and service delivery, and scope solutions wherever there are learning support challenges. Additionally, Brenda mentors, coaches and provides supervision to staff and is an experienced appraiser of senior managers and principals. Education policy development and evaluation is also an area of expertise and largely the focus for her recently completed Master of Public Policy qualification. Brenda has worked for the Ministry of Education in learning support advisory and project management roles, in primary and secondary settings and in specialist schools. She has held a Lecturer in Special Education position at the Christchurch College of Education where she designed and delivered courses for adult educators working across the education, health, disability and welfare sectors. Most recently, in her role as Tumuaki / Principal of Salisbury School, Brenda has skilfully led a national residential school marked for closure through many challenges over a nine year period. Initiating and leading transformational change, along with unwavering commitment and advocacy for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, has culminated in the school's future being secured and an extensive building programme planned. Brenda has an ongoing interest in the economics of poverty and inequality and the impact this has on young people. She strongly aspires to the notion of equity and excellence in education for all. She is a strong supporter of a number of organisations actively working across child poverty, mental health, youth justice and addiction services, as well as charities and organisations actively involved with the disability sector. Brenda has a Master of Teaching & Learning degree (University of Canterbury) and a Master of Public Policy degree (Victoria University of Wellington). Additional qualifications specific to the learning support sector include postgraduate diplomas in deaf education (DipEOD) and in special teaching needs (DipSTN). She has published research in the area of challenging behaviour in inclusive classrooms. Brenda is a keen writer and researcher, takes an active interest in social justice issues, reads widely, and enjoys keeping fit. She is a regualar attendee at education conferences, forums and Victoria University of Wellington School of Government forums and lectures. She loves foreign films, learning languages, cooking classical French cuisine and walking on Wellington's wild South Coast.

Brent Russell

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Brent joined the Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga team as a leadership advisor in 2021. He works with beginning and established principals to support them to thrive as educational leaders. His career has included 26 years as a principal in four different South Island schools, an Education Advisor with the Ministry of Education, and most recently as a private Education Consultant. Brent brings an extensive background to the role, which includes: Being an Education Advisor with the MOE. He managed a portfolio of 47 primary, secondary, and area schools across Otago and Southland providing targeted support for principals as required. Continuous involvement with boards of trustees since 1989, commencing with election as a parent representative, and continuing uninterrupted to the present day in senior management and/or advisory roles. Contracts to advise various boards of trustees in Southland, Otago and South Canterbury to assist with the appointment process of their new principals. Current detailed knowledge and first-hand experience of the principal appraisal process. Leading and managing four different types of schools has provided Brent with the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and extensive knowledge base, including strategic planning, change management, relationship management, personnel management and asset management. In addition, Brent also has a well-developed appreciation and understanding of special character schools. Brent lives in the heart of Central Otago in the idyllic town of Clyde with his wife Suzanne who is a registered nurse. They have four married children and 10 grandchildren. His main interests include exploring many of the local bike trails in the area as well as being an avid golfer.

Brian Gower

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Brian Gower is a leadership advisor, working with beginning principals in the Auckland area. Prior to this role he was a principal for 25 years. He was a principal of a two teacher school and a seven teacher school in the Bay of Plenty and most recently spent 18 years as principal of Beachlands School, a large full primary school in East Auckland.

Brian Sheedy

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Brian is a Leadership Advisor in the Waikato region, working primarily with beginning principals. He has had 31 years of principalship in six different schools, ranging in size from a sole charge position with two staff members to over 90. His last position was as the foundation principal of Te Totara Primary School in Hamilton where the roll grew from 58 students to over 800. In addition to his principal work, Brian has been involved with the Education Review Office as a contract reviewer for 20 years, allowing him to see many schools in action and reflect on what works well for students and learning. During his career he has been involved in initiatives that have supported colleagues, with a particular focus on school self-review and improvement that supports student achievement. He has enjoyed the challenges and opportunities that principalship brings and is happy to be now giving back to the profession by supporting principals in their work. Brian has a supportive family, with a wife who teaches new entrant students and two adult sons, one living in Auckland and the other in Australia. He has an avid interest in soccer and follows the ups and downs of Arsenal Football Club closely. Brian also enjoys attempting to be fit and likes to stroll.

Briar Stewart

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Briar is a Leadership Advisor for Waiariki/Bay of Plenty. She lives at Papamoa Beach, Tauranga. Briar has experience as a principal and educational leader predominantly based in the Bay of Plenty. Her teaching and leadership roles have included work in Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua and the UK, and most recently as a principal in Rotorua. Briar was actively involved in the Rotorua Principals' Association, holding the position of RPA President. Briar has completed two International study awards that focussed on transitioning between learning centres in Europe and the strengthening of bi-lingual education in Wales. The awards have added to the knowledge of how children transition successfully across sectors and stronger emerging bi-lingual opportunities in mainstream learning for all learners. Building strong relationships and the impact of leading culturally responsive schools has helped create learning communities that everyone can engage in, for the best outcomes for our children. Briar completed her Master's in Educational Leadership in 2006, and more recently completed the Mindlab Post Grad Diploma in Applied Practice: Digital and Collaborative Learning. She has also completed significant leadership learning with the Academy for Collaborative Futures with Vikram Murthy. Briar continues to be highly motivated by continued learning in educational leadership roles and how we can achieve the greatest impact for all learners. Some of that work includes: Building relationships with local iwi. Developing rich, inclusive local curricula. Ensuring equitable opportunities for all learners with a focus on Māori learners. Growing leadership capacity. Evidence-based evaluation of systems, structures and learner outcomes. Strategic planning and change management. Using data effectively for improvement. In her spare time, Briar looks forward to catching up with family, grandchildren and entertaining friends. She enjoys being out on the golf course, all kinds of sports, walking in our local areas and bush, and travel.

Bruce Warren

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Bruce Warren is seconded to the leadership advisors' team from his role as principal at Mairangi Bay School. He joins a dedicated team and works primarily to support beginning principals. He also works with experienced principals facilitating learning though Professional Learning Group meetings and with individual principals when requested. With over 30 years' experience in school leadership and 23 years as principal, Bruce's focus is on providing targeted, tailored and timely support to principal colleagues. He is trained in the use of coaching for success. His approach is to work alongside people. His varied experiences include principalship in both contributing and full primary schools, teaching in the UK on Commonwealth exchange, working in Auckland schools as ICT advisor, and taking part in principal delegations to China and South Korea. He has completed sabbatical research into how principals prioritise their time to visit classrooms and how the use of technology can improve principal efficacy. He was President of the North Shore Principals' Association and continues on its Executive. He was humbled to be made a Fellow of the Auckland Primary Schools Association for service to the profession. Education forms a big part of Bruce's life, as his wife is also a teacher. They are the parents of three adult children. Away from things education, he is found singing barbershop, blo-karting, and swinging a golf club.

Carmel Hoetawa

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Carmel is a Leadership Advisor working in the Taupō area. Carmel's experience in education has been varied, from early days teaching in Mangere and Wairoa as a Scale A teacher to working in various roles in Special Education, and finally in the last 15 years as a primary and Special School principal. Her principal experience ranges from 2-3 teacher schools in rural and urban settings to larger urban schools. A short term of about three years saw Carmel working in the National Office of the Ministry of Education, as a coordinator for the RTLB service, then returning to seven years as Principal of Mountview School in Taupo. Until recently, Carmel led the Taupō Kahui Ako from its inception and she is passionate about professionals collaborating to make the lives of young people better. Interested in education reform, she looks forward to seeing how schools in New Zealand will perform in coming years. Carmel resides in Taupo and enjoys swimming, boating and cycling. Travel is also not far from her mind and she is always looking for an opportunity to go on the next adventure! Family plays a big part in Carmel's life and she enjoys her many nieces and nephews.

Carolyn Marino

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Carolyn Wilson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Publications Team
  • Content Editor - Publications

Cath Runga

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant
Cath works as an education consultant based in Taupō, supporting school leaders and teachers throughout the Waikato, Waiariki, Hawkes Bay/Tairāwhiti, Taranaki / Whanganui/ Manawatū regions. She works with schools in the following areas: literacy content and pedagogical knowledge (Years 1-10) leadership acceleration of literacy assessment for learning teaching as inquiry PaCT and Learning Progression Framework learner agency. Cath has deep knowledge and expertise in facilitation. She has worked as a literacy facilitator in a range of projects including the Literacy Professional Development Project, Accelerating learning in literacy (ALL), and Learning & Change Networks. She has been a writer for the School Journal teacher support material and illustrations for the Reading & Writing standards. Cath's collaborative approach is a key feature as she works alongside others to make a difference for learners, teachers, and leaders. With an extensive knowledge of literacy, leadership, and assessment, she supports the implementation of coherent professional learning designs that accelerate student achievement in literacy. Her areas of expertise promote learner, teacher and leader agency, and the development of sustainable school systems and processes. In her spare time Cath loves to be at the beach, spending time with her family and renovating her home. These are some of the schools Cath has worked with recently: Ashbrook Primary Patea Area School Normanby School

Celeste Hastings

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Celeste is a Leadership Advisor to schools in the Wellington region. She works primarily with beginning principals. Before taking up this role, Celeste was the principal of Holy Cross School, Miramar, a wonderfully diverse community. Celeste completed her Master of Educational Leadership in 2013, International Leadership Certificate in 2018 and Strategic Leadership for Principals Programme 2019. She is passionate about leadership, teaching and learning and building community. Her particular areas of interest and expertise include: • strategic leadership

Charles Rolleston

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Team
Charles is the Kaihautū Māori for Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga and started in this role in January 2021. His extensive background and experience in education and evaluation positions him well to support kura and schools seeking sustainable change and ongoing improvement for students, their whānau and communities. Charles has a key leadership role in Evaluation Associates and its commitment to being a Tiriti-honouring company. Throughout his professional career, Charles has contributed to a number of projects focused on: te reo Māori and kaupapa Māori education curriculum design, content development and assessment indigenous evaluation coaching and mentoring supporting leadership and management. Charles has taught at primary, secondary and tertiary levels in both dual and Māori medium settings. He joined the Education Review Office as a Review Officer, and later worked as a Senior Advisor Māori. He then moved across to the Ministry of Education as a Senior Partnership Advisor working alongside iwi and national Māori education organisations, and then as an Education Manager in the Waikato region. Charles was the Toka ā-Nuku (National Director) for the Māori Review Services team which carries out the external evaluations in Māori medium education settings. Charles was previously an Associate Director of Te Whai Toi Tangata Institute of Professional Learning at the University of Waikato, a role that would influence practice at classroom and leadership levels as an accredited Māori Medium PLD facilitator and as the project leader for Te Reo Māori in English Medium PLD. Most recently, Charles has also worked at CORE Education Tātai Aho Rau where he was a Senior Consultant. Charles lives in Hamilton with his partner and their two daughters. When he has down time, Charles enjoys cooking, watching movies, and spending time together with his whānau, including his nieces and nephews who also live in the Waikato region.

Chris Murphy

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
  • Leadership Consultant
Chris Murphy is a Leadership Advisor, working with beginning principals across the Canterbury and Otago regions. Chris joined the Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga team after an education career that has taken him across the country and included stints in both the primary and secondary sectors, urban and rural locations, special character and state schools, as well as contributing and full primary schools. Most recently, Chris has served as the Principal of Methven Primary School for the past 8 years. Chris knows that, in education, continual improvement based upon best evidence and best practise is what our communities deserve. Much of Chris' Masters was centred around developing 21st Century curriculum in schools and then working to bring the wider communities on board with changes that can confront their traditional view of education. Chris was made a Woolf Fisher Fellow in 2018 and used his time abroad to investigate how other education systems were working to develop 21st CLD. This experience left Chris assured that the New Zealand education system is, indeed, ahead of the curve, but that we also have a lot of work to do with regards to our cultural responsiveness and reducing the levels of disparity within our system. Chris lives in the idyllic Mid Canterbury foothills village of Mount Somers with his wife, Jo and their four growing boys. Growing up in Dunedin, he remains a Highlanders supporter.

Christine Madeley

Job Titles:
  • Accounts Administrator
  • Member of the Business Services Team

Claire Fyfe

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant
Claire works as an education consultant out of our Christchurch office. She works with schools in the following areas: assessment for learning literacy across the curriculum science and biology education integrated curriculum experience collaborative teaching and learning teaching as inquiry. Claire has a strong background in secondary science and biology, having had successful classroom teaching experience in a large secondary school. She believes reflective practice and inquiry into the impact on the learner is critical for ensuring learners and learning is placed at the centre, and in the importance of building strong relationships with all ākonga to enable effective teaching and learning to take place. In her spare time, Claire is kept busy by her two young sons. She loves to read, run and spend time with friends and family.

Clare Hocking

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor for Schools
Clare is a Leadership Advisor for schools in the Canterbury region, working primarily with beginning principals. Clare resigned from principalship in December 2016. Immediately prior to her resignation she received a Distinguished Service Award for outstanding services to Education from the Waitakere Area Principals' Association. In addition to educational leadership as a principal, Clare has mentored many first time principals for the past 14 years. She has also informally supported other experienced principals and senior leaders through leading professional learning groups or with one-on-one support. She has also conducted appraisal for principals and, on several occasions, deputy principals in neighbouring schools. Clare has a Master's degree in Education (M.Ed. Hons) from the University of Auckland. Clare currently lives in North Canterbury. Returning to the South, her turangawaewae, and being geographically closer to whānau is a real joy! Her interests include reading, gardening, interior design, swimming, beach walking and, of course, whānau.

Cleve Shearer

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor for Schools
Cleve is a Leadership Advisor for schools in the Nelson & West Coast regions, working primarily with beginning principals. He has years of successful experience as a teacher and leader in a range of urban and rural primary and intermediate schools. He previously was principal at Waimea Intermediate for almost 16 years, leading it through a period of significant change. Cleve has a strong interest in leading through change to enhance outcomes for all students, across an integrated meaningful curriculum. Raising the achievement of all is the priority, including overcoming the challenges faced by students who are not responding to school as expected. Cleve and his wife have three adult children who occasionally return home to Nelson! His interests are in the outdoors, community and the arts, especially visual art and contemporary New Zealand drama. His passion for the outdoors is currently focused on downhill mountain biking but includes other peddling platforms and sea kayaking around the beautiful Top of the South.

Corinne Hansell

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor and Team Leader ( Auckland and Tai Tokerau )
  • Leadership Advisor for the Auckland
Corinne is a leadership advisor for the Auckland region, working primarily with beginning principals. She enjoys working alongside school leaders to strengthen collaborative relationships that contribute to students being strong leaders of their own learning. Her leadership experiences in education include:-

David Reardon

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
David is a leadership advisor for schools in the Manawatu-Whanganui-Taranaki-Ruapehu region. He lives in Palmerston North. Most recently David was Principal of Russell Street School in Palmerston North and prior to this he held a curriculum (maths) facilitation role, and had been principal of two other schools. He has been a strong advocate for all principals, engaging in regional and national forums, PLD funding allocation panels and the National Maths Reference Group, to name but a few. He has also held director roles for several contestable funding programmes. David's expertise and knowledge is diverse and he is well-grounded with recent successful practice, along with an evidence base. His background covers all aspects of leadership and in particular: Effective governance, strategic planning and self-review. Professional learning, teaching as inquiry and leadership inquiry. Performance Management. Developing and managing school culture and relationships. Collaboration, including Communities of Learning I Kāhui Ako. General school management including finance and property. In David's spare time he plays competitive badminton at a national level, spends time on home improvement and supports the local swimming association in timekeeping and announcing roles.

Debra Ryan

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant
Debra (Deb) works as an education consultant out of our Wellington office. She lives in the Wairarapa. She supports schools across the Wellington and Manawatu regions and beyond. She works with schools in the following areas: assessment for learning to improve student outcomes teaching and learning as inquiry practice analysis conversations mentoring and coaching school leaders and leadership teams supporting schools with assessment systems and assessment tools such as e-asTTle and the Curriculum Progress Tools. She supports schools to use a range of standardised assessment tools. She's incredibly well regarded by schools who work with her, and her available time is always in high demand. Debra is an experienced educator who has worked in the primary sector. She was a lead teacher of mathematics and of integrated curriculum and assessment. For the past two years, Debra was the content expert for the Assessment Online TKI site. She drew heavily on her extensive understanding of assessment for learning and assessment systems to make sure the content set teachers and leaders up for success. Debra has a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning from Christchurch Teachers' College. She knows that the world of education is forever changing. When you work with Debra you can be confident that she is up to date with what is at the forefront. Debra and her husband love to spend time with their three young sons, introducing them to the wonderful outdoors of the Wairarapa and all it has to offer - beaches, mountains, rivers, and beautiful inland walks. Schools that Debra has worked with recently are: Titahi Bay North School Koputaroa School Mangatainoka School Opaki School

Deirdre McCracken

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • PLD Consultant - Team Leader
Deirdre is an education consultant based in Christchurch. She works with schools in the following areas: science and chemistry education leading change using strategic planning and systems management mentoring and coaching school leaders and leadership teams student-centred leadership collaborative inquiry into teaching and learning culturally responsive pedagogies innovative learning environments practice analysis conversations - observation for learning assessment for learning pedagogy in teaching and leadership self-regulation strategies student achievement data analysis, including effect size shifts evaluative capability and data analysis curriculum review to promote an integrated curriculum Innovative learning environments. She has experience and expertise in facilitating professional learning and development with leaders and teachers in secondary schools. Prior to this role she held a position as head of the science faculty in a large secondary school, specialising in leading science and chemistry. Deirdre is one of the go-to people around developing the role of the secondary middle leader. She has actively developed her skills through the completion of masters level papers specifically linked to key aspects of her work, achieving a postgraduate diploma in Educational Leadership. She has spent considerable time developing her expertise in learning conversations and interpersonal effectiveness through role-play, practice analysis and literature reviews. She has a sound theoretical knowledge of and practical skills in all areas of effective pedagogy. Her facilitation strengths include listening and responding in ways that support the change process, challenging thinking and nurturing leadership and teaching growth. She models best practice and the use of research-based and evidence-informed decision making. Practising what she preaches is important to her. In her spare time Deirdre volunteers at her sports clubs, supports her children's sporting, academic and career endeavours, works alongside her husband on home improvements and takes his hand as they begin their overseas travel. Here are some of the schools Deirdre has worked with recently: Ashburton College Darfield High School Hornby High school Kaikoura High School Motueka High School Rangi Ruru Girls School Twizel Area School Waimate High School Waitaki Boys' High School

Diana Peri

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Diana Wilkes

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant
Diana is a dynamic lifelong learner who leads with her moral compass. She is passionate about innovation in education and empowering leaders, educators and learners with future focused approaches. Diana works out of our Auckland office, and can assist schools in the following areas: facilitating assessment for learning designing local curriculum in alignment with the New Zealand Curriculum amplifying collaborative teaching and learning pedagogies, practices and approaches for flexible Learning Spaces leading learning with digital technologies and STEAM leading change and change management mentoring and coaching school leaders and leadership teams iterative teacher inquiry, including collaborative approaches developing cohesive teacher and principal professional growth cycles (appraisal) including learning-focused, Practice Analysis Conversations and observations engaging adult learners - supporting leaders to facilitate highly effective PLD with and for their teams. The design and implementation of Diana's work is responsive to each school and grounded in best practice that is connected to current research. Diana holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning) and she is an accredited coach. Diana is an experienced educator, school leader and facilitator. Her recent roles have included: establishing Principal in a full primary in Auckland - 2019 moderator on the MOE PLD Application Panel - Auckland assistant Regional Team Leader with the MOE Learning with Digital Technologies PLD programme - Northern region Educational Advisor , Middle East Region - providing support for leaders and teachers to lift achievement and improve practice during nation-wide educational reform. Outside of work, Diana enjoys riding her motorcycle, going snorkelling, travelling internationally, taking walks and spending time with her husband and their three feline fur babies.

Diane Manners

Job Titles:
  • National Manager - Leadership Services
Diane joined Evaluation Associates in 2017 to establish and lead the Leadership Advisors' project supporting beginning principals across New Zealand. This service continues to provide targeted, tailored, and timely support for hundreds of beginning principals in their first two years of principalship. In 2019, the service was extended to offer support for experienced principals through specific needs-based support and professional learning groups. There are currently 37 highly skilled ex-principals working as Leadership Advisors in Diane's team. Work is underway to expand the offerings within the leadership services portfolio. Diane has extensive experience as a teacher and school leader in primary and intermediate schools across the country, particularly in the Bay of Plenty and Auckland, most recently as the Principal of Kohimarama School in Auckland. Diane took time out from her role as a principal to work for Cognition Education for 3 ½ years as a School Management Advisor in Qatar in the Middle East, returning to New Zealand in 2010. In this role, Diane supported school leaders in the establishment and first year of operation of new schools. Diane is a strong supporter of professional networks for principals and was president of the Auckland Primary Principals' Association (APPA) in 2016. In this role Diane focused on building networks to support the complexities of school leadership and initiated the joint trial project for employing beginning teachers in Auckland between the Ministry of Education and APPA. Diane has effectively taken change management theory into practice and has a strength in developing a strategic focus on lifting student achievement within a school, building effective cohesion across school systems and relationships. Diane has a Bachelor of Education through Massey University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership through the University of Waikato. Diane loves travelling and exploring, spending time with family, especially her three gorgeous grandchildren and enjoys all the opportunities that Auckland has to offer in sport, culture, the arts, entertainment and shopping.

Donna Kerkmeester

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business Services Team
  • Project Coordinator - Business Development and Innovation

Donna Leckie

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Publications Team
  • Content Editor - Publications

Doreen Bailey

Job Titles:
  • Consultant
  • Member of the PLD Consultant Team
Doreen has recently joined our whānau at Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga as an education consultant. Doreen takes a holistic approach in her work and is successful at bringing others onboard in the co-design of solutions. Doreen has expertise and experience in the following areas: raising Māori achievement & developing cultural capability supporting bilingual units using data effectively teaching as inquiry developing safe learning communities mentoring school leadership teams literacy development.

Doreen Bestmann

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Team
  • Education Services Director
As an outstanding project and operations manager, Doreen joins us as our Education Services Director. She leads, grows and ensures quality and impactful work across all education project and consultancy activity at Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga. Doreen is involved in: Leading strategic thinking - content, trends in the sector, noticing and responding to changes in the sector. Overseeing key projects within portfolios. Creating opportunities for influence across the sector. Primarily, Doreen's firmly focused on furthering our vision to provide exceptional quality education services to New Zealand schools and kura. Doreen's brings a varied background spanning project and operations management, strategic planning and implementation, experience managing a range of Education and Professional Learning and Development programmes. Her experience in working for the Ministry of Education both at national and regional levels equips her to best understand the needs of educators and the education system as a whole. Doreen's background enables us to ensure that our work is planned and delivered in a deliberate way with a constant focus on impact and quality, as all while maintaining the evaluative culture which ensures that we continue to learn, refine and improve. Another key aspect of Doreen's role is to enable Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga to identify further opportunities where we can make a difference to the success of students, teachers, leaders, and the education system. Outside of work Doreen enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, throwing weights around at the local CrossFit gym and learning, teaching and performing Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance.

Dr Irene Andersen

Job Titles:
  • Member of the PLD Consultant Team
  • PLD Consultant
Irene is an experienced educator who has been a facilitator since 2005. She has worked in several areas including assessment for learning, secondary literacy, developing middle leadership and retraining teachers. Irene's areas of expertise are: subject-specific literacy developing middle leaders assessment for learning models of inquiry linked to NZ Curriculum curriculum design leading change collecting and using data, including student voice Before becoming a facilitator, Irene held senior and middle leadership positions in an Auckland secondary school. She completed a doctorate of Education in 2014. Her thesis focused on improving the quality of feedback/feed forward to teachers after classroom observations. Irene is skilled at listening carefully to leaders and teachers and tailoring professional development with them to meet the needs of their schools. Irene is an avid reader and she also loves gardening.

Dr Wendy Moore

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant
Wendy consults with schools to develop their assessment for learning and leadership capabilities, under the Leadership and Assessment contract with the Ministry of Education. She also conducts evaluation and research for the company, and facilitates extremely helpful and successful appraisal workshops. Wendy's expertise comes from extensive senior leadership experience working within primary schools for 12 years and the tertiary sector for 12 years. She joined Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga from the position of Bachelor of Education (primary) degree Programme Leader. There she was involved in strategic planning and policy development, review and development of curriculum and curriculum innovations, quality assurance processes for programmes and staff, establishing strong relationships with stakeholders, and ensuring a high standard of quality teaching and learning through mentoring staff and students. A priority for Wendy was to ensure a clear transfer of educational theory to practice and practical school experiences back to educational theory. This was made possible by Wendy also being the Practicum Leader for the Bachelor of Education degree. This role involved high levels of communication with a vast range of primary schools, offering PLD to staff on a variety of topics and lecturing on professional inquiry and practice throughout the degree programme. Wendy's passion for seeing effective development opportunities for educators is reflected in her Doctoral thesis, which focussed on the experiences of first-time mentors within primary schools and the challenges surrounding being a novice mentor. This experience has added further depth and a solid research foundation to her work in the primary sector. She is skilled at assisting others in their learning journey and enabling them to have educative learning conversations which value honesty, integrity and respect. Wendy believes teachers should be valued but also supported to continue professional growth. In the world of education nothing stands still for long, there is always something new to learn! Wendy was born and raised in Turangi and was the first in her family to attend university. When not focussing on research and primary education, Wendy is passionate about travel, music and pets … and is famous for her baking.

Ed Hodgkinson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Ed is a leadership advisor to beginning principals, based in the Greater Wellington region, encompassing the Wairarapa and Tararua regions too. In Term 1 of 2017 he resigned from being a principal to take up this new, very exciting role. Ed has been a principal for 18 years in a mixture of rural and urban schools, including the last 11 years as the principal of Lakeview School, a large urban school in the north-eastern corner of Masterton. Ed has been a first-time principals' mentor for a number of years as well as being the President of the Wellington Regional Primary Principals' Association, a group of just over 200 schools.

Faith McCracken

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Publications Team
  • Education Writer - Publications

Garry Taylor

Job Titles:
  • Education Consultant
  • National Manager - Assessment and Evaluation
Garry works as an education consultant out of our Christchurch office. He works with schools in the following areas: e-asTTle assessment for learning curriculum and assessment development data analysis moderation National standards including Overall Teacher Judgments teaching as inquiry assessment tools literacy practice analysis supporting and growing leaders and middle leaders. Garry is a very experienced facilitator of professional learning. He has worked as a leadership and assessment facilitator for a number of years. Prior to that he worked as an Assess to Learn facilitator for six years and an e-learning facilitator for four years. Garry leads the e-asTTle support contract which Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga has held for a number of years. He has been a facilitator for e-asTTle since 2005 and has considerable expertise in all aspects of this tool. He has been the project leader for the OTJ workshops throughout the country through his expertise in National Standards, Overall Teacher Judgments and the Progress and Consistency Tool (PaCT). Garry's many years of work within the Assess to Learn (AtoL) and Leadership and Assessment contracts means he has a passion for utilising assessment for learning principles within the classroom. These principles, with good analysis and use of quality data and deep content knowledge, are what he sees as key factors in determining high quality learning. Garry is married and the father of two young boys. He loves playing football, fly fishing, mountain biking and boating with them. Here are some of the schools Garry has worked with recently: Kaiapoi Borough School Waiau School Rolleston Christian School South Hornby School

Gary Tenbeth

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Gary joined Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga at the beginning of 2017. He is the leadership advisor for the Otago region, primarily working with beginning principals but also available to support other principals in the region. From 2012 to 2016 Gary was a Team Solutions, (University of Auckland) Leadership and Assessment facilitator, working with the Consortium for Professional Learning (CPL). This work instilled in Gary strong beliefs in teacher and leader instructional, organisational and evaluative capacity. During this period Gary also facilitated annual national workshops on OTJs and PACT. Gary worked with schools in the following areas: Open-to-Learning leadership workshops. Building leadership teams - coaching. Leading change using strategic planning and systems management. Assessment for Learning - pedagogical leadership. Developing relationships between schools and their communities. National Standards, making OTJs and understanding the PaCT tool. Building evaluative capability in teachers and leaders. Collaborative expertise and building relational trust. Analysis and interpretation of data - reporting student achievement. Classrooms observations, including practice analysis conversations that support teacher self-review. In the thirty years prior, Gary was a primary school principal of schools in Otago and Southland. Gary received accreditation as a facilitator for Open to Learning - Leadership Conversations in 2014, which enables him to facilitate OTL- Leadership workshops. In 2016 Gary was appointed lead mentor (South Island) in the First Time Principals' Programme, which enabled him to facilitate termly workshops across the South Island. Previous secondments include facilitation in the Assessment for Better Learning contract, as a leading and management advisor, as a facilitator at the Principal Planning Development Centre (PDPC), and as an advisor on Principal appointment panels. He also has experience in BoT membership for high schools and primary schools.

Geoff Childs

Job Titles:
  • Member of Our Leading
  • PLD Consultant
Geoff is a member of our Leading by Learning team based in the Central South Region (Greater Wellington, Taranaki/Manawatu/Whanganui, Tairawhiti. Hawke's Bay). His most recent experience is as a coordinator and kaiarahi for the National Aspiring Principals' Programme. Prior to this, Geoff worked as a teacher and leader in primary and secondary schools. His areas of expertise and interest include: Coaching and mentoring. Strategic planning and consultation. Developing leadership capability. Having conversations that matter. Developing middle leaders. Leading by Learning. Geoff is married with two adult children. His interests include biking, fishing when the Wellington weather permits, tramping, and burning things - generally using a BBQ.

Gerald Koberstein

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor
Gerald is a leadership advisor based in Whangārei, working primarily with Beginning Principals. He is currently on leave from his role as Principal at Onerahi School, a school with a reputation for being a leader in innovation and growing learners for the future. Gerald has wide experience as a Principal and teacher across all sectors of the educational community both nationally and locally in New Zealand, and also overseas in the private sector. He has worked alongside leaders from all sectors in a role as a leadership and management advisor and a facilitator in the Principals Development Leadership centre in Wellington. In 2004, He was awarded the prestigious ASB/APPA/TTPA Travelling Fellowship, researching programmes that were being run in the UK and Ireland to enhance and develop principals' professional development. Gerald is strongly committed to recognising and developing leadership in others and nurturing the individuality everyone brings to the role. He believes a clear, precise practical approach to strategic planning and vision setting that is developed through effective community wide collaboration is an excellent foundation for principals to scaffold their role. For any plan to be effective it must be owned and understood by all. Reflective practice and self-review are vital to the sustainability of one's leadership. His current role involves him working with principals on: Building and strengthening community engagement. Working and engaging with the wider educational community. Strengthening cultural awareness and responsiveness. Collaborative practice. Strategic thinking and leadership planning. Reflective practice and self review. Work/ life balance and well-being. Some of Gerald's key roles in the sector have included President of the Tai Tokerau Principals' Association, National Vice President of the New Zealand Area Schools Association, and Executive member of the Whangārei Principals Association. Gerald has been recognised for his contribution to the education sector by being made a Fellow of the Auckland Principals' Association in 2019. Gerald and his wife Cherry, live in Maunu, Whangārei, on their large garden and avocado orchard. They have three adult daughters who live in Auckland and Whangārei. The next generation of seven grandchildren, keep them ‘busy and future focussed.'

Gese Aso

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business Services Team
  • Project Coordinator - Leadership Services
Based in our Auckland office, Gese manages the reporting systems and processes of key projects within leadership services, in particular the leadership advisor project, in conjunction with the portfolio lead and team leaders. Gese also provides essential administrative support for the Leadership Advisors across the country. Gese has been with our company for nearly 5 years. Gese has been involved in retail, and customer service in different roles. She has been an international flight attendant and spent several years with Cognition Education assisting with the administration of school transport. In her spare time Gese enjoys spending time with her family.

Grant Stedman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Team Leader
  • Team Leader - Leadership Advisor
Grant is the team leader for leadership advisors in the Southern Region (Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast, Canterbury, Otago/Southland). He and his team work primarily with beginning principals and other principals as the need arises. Grant left Ōpāwa School at the end of 2015 where he had been principal for 13 years. Grant has over 30 years teaching and leadership experience in the Canterbury region. During this time played an active role in contributing to the sector including 6 years as an executive member of the Canterbury Primary Principals Association and as a beginning principal mentor. In 2010 Grant was seconded to the Leadership and Management advisory team at UCED Plus. In 2016 he worked as an education consultant and MoE accredited PLD facilitator. His areas of expertise and interest include: Leadership development - Principals & Middle Leaders. Inquiry & knowledge building for improvement and innovation. Strategic planning & change management. Professional conversations to enhance capability & collective capacity. Establishing & facilitating professional learning clusters. Strengthening teacher capacity to engage with & meet diverse learner needs. New Zealand Curriculum - NZC principles, design, review & development. Community consultation & engagement. Culturally responsive practice. Grant is passionate about supporting school leaders and teachers in developing their capacity for solving complex problems through professional conversations and collaborative inquiry. He has extensive knowledge of the BES leadership capabilities and dimensions and how these can be developed in schools to achieve high quality teaching and learning. Grant has an Advanced Diploma of Teaching, Certificate in Educational Management and is an accredited Open-to-Learning facilitator. When not at work, you may find Grant tramping or snowboarding in the Southern Alps, walking his dog at the beach or out in his garden. He also loves playing guitar with friends and listening to live music.

Harata Day

Job Titles:
  • Kaiwhakangungu Ngaiotanga

Hīria Wallace

Job Titles:
  • Kaiwhakangungu Ngaiotanga / PLD Consultant

Jacqui Clayton

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Jacqui Patuawa

Job Titles:
  • Leading by Learning Programme Lead

Jane Armstrong Bos

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Publications Team
  • Project Manager and Team Leader - Publications

Jane Nicholls

Job Titles:
  • National Manager - Publications

Janelle Stevenson

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Janet McCarroll

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Jo Moy

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

John Russell

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Judith Wootton

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor and Team Leader ( Waikato & BoP - Waiariki )

Judy Nicholl

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Julia Scott

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Julie Luxton

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Karen Lethbridge

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Karl Zimmerman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Katherine Baird

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business Services Team
  • Project Coordinator - Assessment and Evaluation

Kay Penniall

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant - Team Leader

Kaye Brunton

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Keith Lambert

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Kerry Hall

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Kerry Tetupu

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Lana Wolfgram

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Lauren Filer

Job Titles:
  • Executive Assistant
  • Member of the Business Services Team

Lisa Chapman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business Services Team
  • Project Coordinator - Publications

Lisa Morresey

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Lynette Hay

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Lynette Herrero

Job Titles:
  • Business Support Manager
  • Member of the Business Services Team

Margaret Hesketh

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Mary Chamberlain

Job Titles:
  • Company Director
  • Member of the Leadership Team

Megan Peterson

Job Titles:
  • Business Development and Innovation Manager

Mel Stopford

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Michael Absolum

Job Titles:
  • Company Director
  • Member of the Leadership Team

Mike Dowd

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Nadine Sorrensen

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant - Team Leader

Natasha Stumpf

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Nicki Sturgeon

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Nishanth Ramesh

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business Services Team
  • Digital Systems Analyst

NZ Pasifika

Job Titles:
  • Principals' Association - a Foundation Member
30 years of classroom teaching and senior leadership in primary and intermediate schools. Corinne and her husband (also a principal) enjoy nothing better than to meet up with their adult children for quality family time travelling together - or hosting large extended whānau get togethers at home.

Pam Fleck

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Paul Drummond

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Paul Manson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Consultant

Peter Moyle

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Priscilla Shan

Job Titles:
  • Accounts Administrator
  • Member of the Business Services Team

Renée Kake

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Renée Leckey

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Rose Stanley

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Ruth Tate

Job Titles:
  • Pouārahi Ngaio Māori Kaiwhakangungu Ngaiotanga

Sandy Anderson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Sarita Hanif

Job Titles:
  • Finance
  • Operations Manager

Stephen Blair

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor

Steve Bovaird

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor and Secondary Specialist

Steve Edwards

Job Titles:
  • National Manager - PLD Services

Sue Leslie

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Sue Ngārimu

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor and Team Leader ( Central South )

Susan Heeps

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Trish Manson

Job Titles:
  • PLD Consultant

Viv Butcher

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Advisor Team
  • Leadership Advisor