ABOUT | The Board

Shireen Thomas

Shireen Thomas is passionate about leadership and harnessing the potential of young people and is an inspiring mentor for learners and educators alike.

Shireen has a lengthy history in education throughout Tasmania, both in administration and teaching. This includes principalships, university secondments and governance.

Her absolute focus is on creating positive futures and good lives for young people through rigorous and relevant educational provision.


Shireen's work has been presented at international forums in Australia, the United States and Asia.  Her contributions to educational leadership were recently recognised with a Fellowship to the Australian Council for Educational Leaders.

Shireen is currently the principal of Brooks High School in Launceston.


Cnr Wellington & Brisbane St or PO Box 7513
Launceston, Tasmania, 7250
Phone: 03 6335 3100
Fax: 03 6335 3127
Opening Hours:
Monday 9-5pm, Tues 12-5pm Wednesday to Friday 9-5pm


64 Stewart St or PO Box 27
Devonport, Tasmania, 7310
Phone: 03 6424 2144
Fax: 03 6424 6102
Opening Hours:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: by appointment, Tuesday: by appointment between (1:30-3:30pm) Thursday: Intake (drop in service)

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