The current and retired principals identified below reflect the highly significant contributions that all of us have made over a lifetime of service to the nation and to the students, staff, parents and communities of NSW public schools.
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National honours and awards
Please note: For national honours and awards, if you would like to read up on the detailed reasons for a person’s award you can do so (for awardees from 2007 onwards) via the Australian Honours and Awards website
Officers of the Order of Australia (AO), Members of the Order of Australia (AM), Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), Public Service Medal (PSM)
DoE state awards
NSW Meritorious Service to Public Education and Training Award, NSW Director-General’s/Secretary’s Award for Excellent Service to Public Education
NSWSPC major awards
What is the Bill Kennedy Medal?
Bill Kennedy Medal and other Major SPC Award recipients
What is NSWSPC Life Membership?
Australian Council for Educational Leaders awards
NSWSPC Principals have received numerous awards from ACEL for their contributions to education.
Australian College of Educators awards
NSWSPC Principals have also received numerous awards from ACE for their contributions to education.