Louise Tobin, IPPN Board Member

LouiseTobinBWLouise has been principal of St. Joseph’s Primary School in Tipperary Town since 2009. She previously worked for a year with School Development Planning as a facilitator, and for a further year with the Primary Development Service for Teachers as an advisor, during which time she completed post-graduate studies in School Planning. Louise worked in Grange NS, Clonmel, Tipperary for 20 years, and was Acting Principal there for 2 years. She has experience as both teaching and administrative principalship.

Louise is a Tipperary representative on the IPPN National Council and is an active member of the local principals’ support group in Tipperary Town. She has a strong interest in school planning as a powerful means of promoting school effectiveness and development and has advocated on behalf of pupils living in areas of disadvantage, seeking extra resources under the DEIS scheme. Louise is also a member of the Principals of ASD Classes Network Group in Tipperary and is a trained and active CSL mentor.

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