SCHOOL COUNCIL PROFILES

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Glyn, President

Achievement/Curriculum & Policy Subcommitee

Glyn (father of past student Lexi and Ned (Grade 4) and his family are active in the school community.

 

Through his professional experience, he is skilled in leadership, policy development, complex issues management and disputes and the interpretation of legislation.  

 

Glyn also has knowledge in the management of childhood development.

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Emma, Vice President

Buildings & Grounds Financa/Fundraising & Out of School Hours Care

My husband Damien and I have two children, Charlotte attending Ashby in Grade 4 and William in Grade 1. I am a Registered Nurse at Barwon Health in an Operational Management role. I am looking forward to working with other school council members to ensure that Ashby continues to be a fabulous school for our children. 

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Jessica

Buildings & Grounds/ Friends of Ashby President

I have two children at Ashby, Tom in Grade 5, and Jack in Prep. I also have a daughter, Abbey who has now left the Ashby community for High School.  I work as a Change Consultant at GMHBA, and during my spare time, I enjoy bike riding, gardening and the movies.

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Virginnia

Achievement/Curriculum & Policy Subcommitee

I have two boys attending Ashby Primary School. One in Grade 5 and one in Grade 3. Our family really appreciate the Ashby community. We have been warmly welcomed by both parents and staff. We highly value the Ashby team and their efforts to provide the best learning journey for each child. I am passionate about positive learning environments for all students and am honoured to be part of the Ashby School Council.

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Meg, Principal
Buildings & Grounds/ Finance/ Fundraising & Out of School Hours Care 

After completing my university degree, I spent 5 amazing years working in inner London, in an area with high levels of poverty, many different cultures, and diverse backgrounds. 

Moving back to Australia I taught in the western suburbs, a primary school for 4 years, prior to joining a new team setting up a Prep to Year 12 school that grew from 400 students to 2200 students in 4 years.  I was a curriculum leading teacher, prior to becoming Assistant Principal, with 650 students in years 5 to 8.  With a major focus around Inclusion this school was breaking down barriers relating to disability and inclusive education, an area I was and am ever so passionate about.

I became Principal at Ashby in late 2015 and have loved the challenge of strategic school improvement and building a culture around inclusion with the staff, students, and families of the Ashby community. 

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Nat, Assistant Principal
Secretary Council/ Chair of Achievement/ Curriculum and Policy Subcommittee)

When I finished my University Degree, I did a little bit of traveling with my now husband, before finding a teaching job at a local primary school. I worked there for three years as a classroom teacher, literacy intervention and sports coordinator, before moving to Ashby in 2008. During this time, I have had two children of my own, working part time for 6 years before returning to full time teaching. I have had many roles in my time at Ashby and am thrilled to now be the Assistant Principal. My favourite thing about Ashby is the community feel. Everyone is so welcoming and inclusive, it is an amazing community to be a part of.

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Gavin
Buildings & Ground/Finance

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