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Corrine Patricia McMillan is an Australian politician. She has been the Labor member for Mansfield in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2017.
About Corrine McMillan MP Member for Mansfield Description of Career Achievements: 2011 Winner Regional Showcase Award for Excellence in Education 2012 Winner of two Regional Showcase Awards for Excellence in Education, Finalist in State Showcase Awards for Excellence in Education 27 July 2012 Appeared on front page of The Australian Newspaper as Glenala SHS was recognised as one of the most improved schools in Australia 2012 Winner of a National Australia Bank (NAB) $50 000 Impact Award for partnership with Minter Ellison’s International Law Firm 2012 Graduated Master of Education – Educational Leadership, Public Education and Political Science, University of Queensland (GPA 6.25) 14th Feb 2013 Report on Glenala’s success presented in Parliament and recorded in Hansard 2013 Named one of Queensland’s Most Inspiring Women 2013 Awarded the Dr John Dwyer and Queensland College of Teachers, Excellence in Leadership in Teaching and Learning Award 2013 Received public recognition by the Prime Minister, Queensland Minister of Education and the Queensland Opposition Leader as Glenala SHS was recognised as one of the most improved schools in Australia 2014 Glenala SHS received “Outstanding” in all criteria and in all categories of the Queensland Schools Discipline Audit 2014 Winner Regional Showcase Award for Excellence in Education, Finalist in State Showcase Award for Excellence in Education 2014 Australian Council for Educational Leaders Commendation Award 2014 Admitted to the Rank of “Fellow” Australian Council for Educational Leaders 2015 Awarded a Sir Winston Churchill Fellowship 2016 Awarded a Public Education Foundation Scholarship to study at Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Boston, USA 2022 Graduated Master of Business Administration, University of South Australia Professional contribution through excellence and leadership: 2006-2017 Principal – Cavendish Road State High School, Principal – Glenala State High School, Principal – Bremer State High School, Principal – Springwood Road State School, Principal – Wellington Point State High School, Principal – Illaweena Campus (Years 7-12) Stretton State College. 2017 – Current Member of Parliament (Queensland), Member for Mansfield, Chair of the Community Safety and Services Committee Ms McMillan began her career with the Department of Education, Training and Employment in 1995 after graduating from the University of Newcastle. Ms McMillan was most recently the Principal of Cavendish Road State High School. She was appointed in July 2014. Ms McMillan has held various positions in her career in education commencing as a Health and Physical Education Teacher at Boonah and Ipswich State High Schools (1995-1997); In 2000 she became Head of Department at Beaudesert State High School and later fulfilled the role of Deputy Principal from 2004-2006; Ms McMillan became a Principal in 2006 at Stretton State College; She continued her career as Principal at Wellington Point State High School (2009); Springwood Road State School and Bremer State High School in 2010; and Glenala State High School (2011-2014). Ms McMillan has also performed a number of non-teaching roles in the Department of Education including Acting Regional Director, Metropolitan Region supervising 430 Schools and a Principal Advisor of Education Services – Metropolitan Region (2010); Senior Education Officer, Teaching and Learning Branch – Brisbane (1998-1999); and Education Advisor – Curriculum at Ipswich and West Moreton Districts. Ms McMillan has been awarded many outstanding achievements whilst in the position of Principal. Ms McMillan graduated from the University of Newcastle in 1994 with a Bachelor of Education and undertook further studies at the University of Queensland, and in 2012 Ms McMillan completed her Master of Educational Studies at The University of Queensland in Leadership, Public Education and Political Science. In 2022, Ms McMillan was confirmed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of South Australia. In 2016 Ms McMillan was one of three Australian Principals to be awarded an Australian Public Education Foundation Scholarship to study at Harvard University, Boston, USA. In 2017 Ms McMillan travelled to Finland, Estonia, Paris and Singapore to investigate how public education systems of government develop and prepare leaders for contexts of increased autonomy, decision making, accountability and how these governments manage the challenges of continued vertical fiscal imbalances. The study of autonomous local innovation in schools, the leadership skills, abilities and behaviours of the school leaders in these systems is timely in the Australian context to ensure that Queensland and Australia is competitive in a globalised world. The Churchill Fellowship Report can be found here: https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/qld/fellow/corrine-mcmillan-qld-2015/ Ms McMillan has been a political agitator and an active member of the Queensland Teachers’ Union for 23 years, she has also been a committed member of the Australian Labor Party since 2010. Additional publications authored can be found here: Inquiry into social isolation and loneliness in Queensland, December 2021 https://documents.parliament.qld.gov.au/tp/2021/5721T2070.pdf Member of the Premier’s Anti Cyber Bullying Taskforce, September 2018 The Report can be found here: https://campaigns.premiers.qld.gov.au/antibullying/taskforce/assets/anti-cyberbullying-taskforce-final-report.pdf Community Activity: Since 2015 – Member of the Brisbane South Community Policing Board; 2015-2017 – Board Member Mount Gravatt Show Grounds Trust; Since 2016 – Member Harvard University Club of Australia ; Since 2015 – Member of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders; 2015-2017 – Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority Committee of Principals; 2014-2017 – Member Department of Education and Training Indigenous Governance Committee; 2013-2017 – Department of Education and Training Council of Principals; 2012-2017 – Member of Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership Consultation Group of experienced school Principals and Co-Authored “National Professional Standards for Principals and School Leaders”; Since 1995 – Member of the Queensland Teachers’ Union; Since 2011 – Member of the Queensland Teachers’ Union Educational Leaders’ Committee; 2006-2017 – Member of Queensland Secondary Principals’ Association and The Australian Secondary Principals’ Association; Board Member Red Rose Foundation.
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