Above: Lisa Rodgers met with the CaSPA Board at their 2018 May Meeting
Although only having been CEO of AITSL for a short period, Lisa Rodgers brought energy and an engaging candidacy to the role. She was a very accessible leader of AITSL and worked hard to build strong rapport with stakeholders. CaSPA Directors had a number of opportunities to work with Lisa via our Board Meetings and also as members of a number of AITSL committees.
CaSPA wishes Lisa all the best as she takes up her new role as outlined in the following letter we received on Friday:
I am pleased to let you know that I have been appointed to the position of Director General, Department of Education in Western Australia and begin on Monday, 28 January 2019.
I am honoured to be taking on this role.
I applied for this position because education is at the heart of supporting children and young people to be the best they can be, and, like in previous roles, I wanted to have a more direct impact on the learning lives of students in WA.
It is an education system in good shape, having been led by one of Australia's most accomplished public servants and an exceptional leadership team. There will be challenges - and many opportunities - and I'm looking forward to the work ahead.
During my time at AITSL, our organisations have worked well together. We have built and strengthened relationships that have ultimately served the profession.
Thank you for your support and partnership.
The AITSL team are extraordinary and will continue to support you, and the school leaders you support, without hesitation.
I remain committed to the national work that supports the profession in the pursuit of impact and outcomes for students.
Enjoy your holidays,
Chief Executive Officer