Principal Design Team

The Australian Principal Certification Program prototype design drew on the expertise of the national Principal Design Team, comprising ACER Executive Consultant Dr Lawrence Ingvarson and a group of leading principals from diverse Australian school contexts.
Together, they:
1. Provided expert input to the design of Principal Certification.
2. Ensured Principal Certification is based on the authentic work of principals and their leadership formation.
3. Incorporated quality perspectives - relevance, validity and reliability - into Principal Certification.
The Design Team comprised:
Dr Lawrence Ingvarson
ACER Executive Consultant
Dr Jillian de Araugo
Senior Manager, Principal Certification
Principals Australia Institute
Michael Battenally
Principal at Melba Copland Secondary School, ACT
Suzanne Becker
Principal at Cowes Primary School, VIC
Paul Browning
Headmaster at St Paul's School, QLD
Cheryl Hamilton
Principal at Loreto College, QLD
Michael Phillips
Principal at Ringwood Secondary College, VIC
Richard Powell
Principal at Amaroo School, ACT
Pam Ronan
Principal at St Francis de Sales College, SA
Sharon Saitlik
Principal at Mont Albert Primary School, VIC
Denice Scala
Principal at Methodist Ladies' College, NSW
Alan Watt
Principal at Mayfield East Public School, NSW