Administration Team

Principal - Mr Michael Conn

Michael Conn

Mr Conn has taken up the leadership position at St Teresa’s College for 2018. He brings with him 35 years of education with the Christian Brothers and Edmund Rice Education, with 22 of those years in senior leadership. “My vision is to enhance the already positive reputation that the College has as a leading Residential College for Indigenous boys by providing a truly wholistic education and providing diverse pathways to success. The school will continue to offer relevant and meaningful educational activities that improves both life skills and the quality of life for the students.”

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Angus Galletly

Angus Galletly is the Deputy Principal. He began his career in 1998 at Bwgcolman Community School on Palm Island. Here, the children and families on Palm taught him about community life and what it truly means to be an educator. Being primary school trained at University with an Economics degree he found doors opening at St Teresa's College, Abergowrie. Angus has developed a passion for curriculum and its delivery. In his role as Deputy, he focuses on developing curriculum to meet Australian Curriculum Standards and needs of the students. He is also responsible for supporting teaching staff during the phases of planning, delivering and assessing curriculum.

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Fr Pius Jones SM 

Fr Pius Jones SM  is the Head of Boarding. Father Pius has had a wide variety of experience in different schools, having worked both as a dormitory master and Head of Boarding as well as a teacher. Having a diversity of pastoral experiences,  from education to parish ministry, both in Australia and overseas, he brings a range of skills to his new role at St. Teresa's as Head of Boarding. Once a boarder himself, Father Pius has a passion for boarding. Although trained as an English and History teacher, he has taught in other areas such as Social Studies, Geography and Religious Education. As Head of Boarding he hopes to build on the positive dimensions that already exist and looks forward to working closely with the leadership team to continue the development and growth of St. Teresa's, sharing in the wonderful reputation this college has. Fr Pius looks forward to learning more about the many and diverse range of communities the boys come from and how St. Teresa's can continue to develop and provide a positive living and learning environment for the boys in their time at Abergowrie. Father is a member of the Marist Fathers and has been a priest for over 20 years.

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Diana Brodowska

Diana Brodowska is the Assistant Principal - Religious Education. Diana has been teaching for 30 years and has a wealth of experience from schools in the United Kingdom and Grand Cayman. She has also worked voluntarily in schools in Jamaica (Missionaries of the Poor), USA, Kenya and Sri Lanka. Diana was previously employed at St Teresa's College in 1994 on a teacher's exchange program, and the College has always held a special place in her heart. Diana is passionate about delivering RE curriculum, reflective services and retreats, that are ultimately relevant and meaningful for our students. She has helped and advised many school's to this end. She hopes to build on the wonderful reputation that St Teresa's College has, and to help build the infamous Gowrie spirit, with Christ at the centre of all that we do. 

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We Give Thanks...

“St Teresa's College would like to acknowledge the Warrgamay People, the traditional owners of this country, who freely lived and hunted here as recently as the 1940's. We acknowledge the hospitality of the Warrgamay People, the hospitality of this land, and the reciprocal relationship the College enjoys with their current generations."

Oct 18

We are in week 2 of term 4
There are 9 weeks in Term 4