Andrew Pierpoint is President of the Australian Secondary Principals’ Association – the peak body for School Leaders across Australia. He previously held the position of President of the Queensland Secondary Principals’ Association for four (4) years.
Andrew has had extensive experience, over 35 years, in High Schools as a science teacher, Head of Department Science, Deputy Principal and Principal as well as having several system positions in the support of Principals. Throughout his career, Andrew has worked in complex rural and remote communities through to large regional and metropolitan schools. He has led communities and reference groups at district, regional, state and national levels.
Andrew has demonstrated a passion for State education in Queensland for many years and possesses an excellent understanding of the Principalship from first-hand experience. Most importantly, Andrew has a genuine desire to make a real difference for School Leaders in the application of their ever-increasing, complex roles in schools and the broader community.
Andrew’s special interests are the provision of professional learning for school leaders, Principal Health and Wellbeing and is highly active in school sport.