Ms Beth Blackwood
Non-Executive Director

Ms Beth Blackwood was appointed to the AITSL Board on 17 June 2018.

Beth was appointed as the CEO of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia in 2016. Prior to this, she had a 30-year career in the education sector, as teacher, head, deputy principal, and principal of various schools throughout Australia.

Beth is committed to the education and equality of young women, and has served previously as President and Executive Board member of the Alliance of All Girls’ Schools Australasia. She has been a member of many committees and working parties for the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia. Beth is currently a Director of the Australian Council on Children and the Media.

Other areas of interest include the education of Indigenous students, international baccalaureate programs, positive psychology, technology as an educational tool, and women’s leadership.