Joanne has a depth of experience in Catholic education, having held a range of significant leadership positions throughout her career. She is passionate about education.
Joanne has come to Santa Maria College from FCJ College Benalla, where she has been the Principal for the last 5 years. Prior to this appointment she was the Deputy Principal Staff at St Francis Xavier College Beaconsfield.
Joanne has been awarded the Masters of Educational Leadership from Australian Catholic University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies from Sydney College of Divinity and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Melbourne. Joanne has taught Religious Education, Science, Biology and Mathematics.
Joanne’s educational vison and substantial skills and experience will build on the platform of innovation underway at the College and bring fresh and vigorous perspective to that most important of endeavours - the education of girls and young women.