New South Wales

President Joanna Ernenwein  
Vice President

Jacquie Seemann

 
Secretary Carol Howard  
Treasurer John Boesenberg  
Representative on Editorial Board

Lucy York

 
Executive Members Sue Hammond  
  Nathan Croot  
  Jenny Moes  
  Paul Robson  
  Margaret Baker  

Long term Executive Member Joanne Worrad announced her resignation from the NSW Chapter.  The Chapter acknowledged Joanne’s significant contribution over her more than 25 years as a member. In addition to her contribution to Committee meetings Joanne assisted in the organisation and running of two NSW Annual Conferences and numerous seminars.

The Committee also acknowledged Sue Hammond’s contribution as President of the NSW Chapter during 2019 and acknowledged her contribution to the National Board following her resignation as Secretary.

SAVE THE DATES

Seminar: Tuesday: 24 March more details below

Possible Seminar Parramatta: 19 May

Seminar: 18 August

AGM: 19 November

 

Upcoming March Event - PDF Brochure available here

An Education /Law Seminar relating to:

Responding to Damaging Social Media Behaviours

Will be held on: Tuesday 24 March 2020

Time: 4 pm till 6.30 pm

Afternoon tea provided from 4pm

Location: Sydney Grammar School, 1 College S Sydney

Panel members:

Facilitator - Michael Waterhouse, Director, Legal Services NSW Department of Education

Principal - Julie Ross, Kogarah High School

Lawyer - Jacquie Seemann, Partner, Thomson Geer

Youth Liaison Officer – Sn Constable James Bottalico

You will be provided with an authentic hypothetical scenario related to the difficulties related to attacks on staff via social media. The panel draw on their relevant areas of expertise in the school and legal sectors to dissect and discuss the administrative and legal issues that arise.

Audience members will have opportunities to join the discussion and ask questions of the panel.

Please note:  Lawyers are eligible for 1.5 CPD points and 1.5 hours of Professional Development for educators.

Free entry for ANZELA members and students on production of their student card.

Non-members $20.

RSVP: Thursday 19 March 2020

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Scholarships and Grants

The NSW Chapter offer one scholarship and two grants for eligible persons to attend the ANZELA National Conference each year. The Committee requests lawyers and those NSW education employees in public, private or independent schools, students in either law or education who would not be funded by their employer consider applying.

The Scholarships are: 

The Robert Horton Memorial Scholarship is offered by the NSW Chapter of ANZELA to teachers, educational administrators, or early career lawyers with an interest in education to extend the reach and knowledge of the practice of education law. It is offered each year with a value of up to $3,000 to, in part, enable the recipient to attend the ANZELA Annual Conference.

Two Chapter Grants are offered by the NSW Chapter to students in either education or law, teachers, educational administrators, or lawyers with an interest in education to extend the reach and knowledge of the practice of education law. It is offered each year with a value of up to $2,000 to, in part, enable the recipient to attend the ANZELA Annual Conference.

Applications opened on normally opened by June 1 and will close on or near the end of July.

Further information and application forms are below.

NSW ANZELA Scholarship and Grants Application_Form

Robert Horton Memorial Scholarship - Information

NSW ANZELA Chapter Grants - Information

 

Information regarding the 2020 National Conference to be held 28 - 30 September at the Ridges Hotel Wellington New Zealand click on the link.

 

NSW Chapter Reports

2018 NSW President's Report

2017 NSW President's Report  

2016 NSW President's Report  

 

ANZELA National Conference 2018

2018 ANZELA Conference Report 

Photos - ANZELA 2018 National Conference

By Joanna Ernenwein 2018 recipient of the inaugural Robert Horton Memorial Scholarship.