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Training Associates

Adaptive Schools & Cognitive Coaching SM


A global community of collaborators, mediators of thinking, inquirers, and leaders committed to providing rich  learning experiences for all participants.

Sally Milbourne

Sally Milbourne
B.Ed., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Sally is President of the Tasmanian Principals Association (TPA). The Association serves to provide professional support, advocacy and learning for its membership, which is drawn from principals and assistant principals of state schools in Tasmania, Australia. She also represents the TPA on two national principal associations, the Australian Secondary Principals Association (ASPA) and the Australian Government Primary Principals Association (AGPPA).

Sally has taught and led in schools in Tasmania since 1979. As well as holding school-based roles as Assistant Principal and Principal, Sally has undertaken a number of out of school positions including Professional Learning Leader with the Tasmanian Department of Education (designing, delivering and facilitating professional learning for Department employees) and Visiting Principal at the University of Tasmania (responsibility for the educational leadership strand of the Master of Education program).

She has received a number of recognitions for her work in education, including the John Laing Award for Professional Learning from the Principal’s Australia Institute, a Teaching Merit Certificate from the University of Tasmania, a Teaching Excellence Award from Australian College of Educators Teaching Excellence Award and a Hardie Fellowship from the Tasmanian Department of Education.

Sally has particular interests in the provision of high-quality professional learning for school leaders, and principal health and wellbeing. Sally embraces a strong personal commitment to ongoing professional learning. She holds Trainer Associate status for both Adaptive Schools and Cognitive Coaching, as well as training accreditation for Myers Briggs Personality Indicator and the Strengths Deployment Inventory.


Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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