Kirstine is Deputy Principal at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School. She has been a passionate educator for 21 years and is committed to empowering students as active participants in their learning. Using project-based learning, she has developed strong partnerships with the community, enabling students to innovate and create new solutions to local problems. Kirstine has led teams of teachers to explore classroom practice and use evidence-based research to create new approaches to teaching and learning. Her work has been recognised in a number of forums, including the award of ACEL’s NSW Educational Leadership in 2016.