It is with much pleasure that I announce that Mr Andy Kuppe has been appointed to the position of Principal of Parade College Bundoora and Preston, effective from January 2020.
Andy is currently the Acting Principal, a position that he has held with distinction since Term 4, 2018. Prior to this he held the positions of Deputy Principal, Director of Ministry and Mission, Assistant Principal – Teaching and Learning, Religious Education Coordinator and Head of ICT at Parade College; Deputy Principal at Our Lady of Mercy College, Heidelberg; Chief Executive Officer at the Edmund Rice International Centre, Ireland; Director of the Edmund Rice Centre Amberley, and Religious Education Coordinator at Sacred Heart Primary, Preston. Andy is an active member of the St Francis Xavier Parish, Montmorency and comes highly recommended for this senior position.
Andy is currently undertaking his Doctor of Philosophy at Swinburne University. He also holds a Master of Education from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Education from La Trobe University, a Bachelor of Theology and a Graduate Diploma in Religious Education from Yarra Theological Union, a Diploma of Teaching from the Australian Catholic University, and a Diploma of Vocational Education from the Box Hill Institute of TAFE.
On behalf of all members of the Edmund Rice Education Australia community, I warmly congratulate Andy on this significant appointment and wish him well as he embarks on the next important stage of his professional journey at Parade College.