Director, Schools Operation and Performance
NSW Department of Education
Kathy Powzun is a passionate educational leader with a proven track record of achieving school improvement. She has a strong commitment to working collaboratively with educational leaders, maximising the achievement of high expectations for learning and achieving excellence at both a local and system level.
In 2014, after 11 years as a principal at both Heckenberg and Liverpool West Public schools, Kathy took up the position of Director, Public Schools NSW serving in the Campbelltown Principal Network and then at Strathfield. Kathy is now working as the Director, School Operations and Performance, driving innovative, efficient and evidence based practices across the system of 2,200 schools in NSW.
Kathy employs agile and resourceful processes for progressing extensive system reform and change. She is committed to collaboration at all levels to ensure students are at the centre of all educational decision making.