Committee Members

REEL is fortunate to have committee members who have acquired a plethora of experience in the education sector. Our committee members work in a variety of roles, from doctoral researchers and primary and post-primary teachers, to principals and lecturers. This variety affords REEL with diverse perspectives from primary, post-primary and third-level education. Our committee members include:

Clive Byrne – Director of National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals; President of the European School Heads Association

Páiric Clerkin – Principal of St Patrick’s National School, Diswellstown; Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN) CEO

Catherine Shanahan – Director of Drumcondra Education Centre

Dr Verity Swan – Chair of REEL; instructional leadership researcher; former post-primary teacher and principal

Jackie Ahern – Deputy Chair of REEL; primary school teacher

Maureen Fitzpatrick – Treasurer of REEL; primary school teacher

Marie Collins – Committee Member; college of further education teacher

Daryl Hendley Rooney – Marketing Officer; doctoral researcher at TCD