Benefits of membership
Membership of QSPA provides you with the opportunity to help influence and shape policy and practice that directly impacts on your leadership, your school and your students.
QSPA is a respected stakeholder in the public education sphere with a particular focus on:
Advocacy - direct representation to the Minister, Director-General, Senior Departmental Officers and other key stakeholders e.g. Queensland Teachers Union (QTU).
Influence – input into the development of policies and practices that impact on your leadership, your schools and your students.
Wellbeing - collegial networks and professional support through our partnership with Headspace ensures your wellbeing is a priority for our Association.
Communication - up to date information via our website, President's Pen and email discussion lists.
Representation - State Council delegates drawn from all regions meet four times per year ensuring your voice is heard.
Professional Growth and Learning - yearly Conference designed by and for Secondary School Leaders with concessional registration rates for members.
QSPA structures ensure that members are well represented and encouraged to contribute to the work of the Association:
Clusters located within Regions, elect Principals and Deputy Principals every two years, to form the QSPA State Council.
State Council meets four times each year to consider our position on a range of issues brought from the Regions around the state.
Election to State Council is open to Principals and Deputy Principals holding full membership.
Executive members meet four times each year and regularly meet with DoE Senior Officers, providing policy input and addressing emergent issues as they arise.
QSPA President is a Director of the Australian Secondary Principals Association (ASPA) Board helping to shape and influence policy at a national level.
Some additional benefits of being a QSPA member include –