The Community Principal Program will run between 8–26 October 2018, as part of the department's wider
State Education Week commemoration — celebrating our school communities.
Watch the animation.
About Community Principal
Community Principal is an annual program that encourages state schools to invite a local community, business or sports leader to job-shadow the principal for a day, or even a few hours.
The first Community Principal program took place in 2017 to help celebrate and showcase Queensland's exceptional state schools to a wider audience, and to shine a leadership spotlight on our principals as the genuine role models that they are.
Read more about one of our 2017 Community Principals in action.
Aleksandra Lisinac, QSuper visits Churchill State School
The Community Principal can meet with students, staff and parents, participate in a special assembly, visit classrooms, undertake tuckshop shifts and playground duties, for a first-hand glimpse to the challenges and highlights.
The objective of Community Principal is to demonstrate and highlight the exceptional work of principals and staff to a respected member of the community, forge and strengthen school-community partnerships, and demonstrate the exciting programs that each school delivers.
Community Principal also gives the participants a greater insight and appreciation into what is involved in running a school, and allows students and staff the chance to interact with role models and look into the world beyond school.
Community Principal logo for school websites
Find out more
Please contact the
Community Principal Coordinator for futher information.