Board of Advisors

Principal of McKinnon Secondary College

Pitsa has been the distinguished principal of McKinnon Secondary College since January 2008. Under her leadership, the school has consistently maintained academic excellence. Pitsa is also proud of the fact that McKinnon SC is supportive of the diverse elements which make up the school community. Under her guidance, the school is a safe and inclusive environment. 

As well as being a role model for girls and female staff at the school, Pitsa is actively involved in many professional associations. These include the Bastow Strategic Advisory Council, the Australian College of Education, the Australian Council for Education Leaders, the Victorian Association of Secondary School Principals (the last of which Pitsa is the President of the Southern Region). Pitsa is also a member of the Victorian Principals Federation, the Stonnington & Glen Eira Network, the Secondary Principals’ Forum Executive and was awarded the status of Adjunct Professor at Monash University for 2013. 

Pitsa pursues her passionate commitment to education with tenacity, perseverance, fairness, and a healthy dose of compassion and humour.

Mel Darlington