Kathy Deacon is currently the NSW Teachers Federation’s Director of the Centre for Professional Learning (CPL). Kathy was Primary School Principal in south western Sydney and was a NSW Teachers Federation State Councillor and one of the four Vice Presidents of the Federation. Kathy was an Officer of the NSW Teachers Federation from 2004 - 2009 working as a City Organiser, Membership and Training Officer and the Public Education Campaign Coordinator.
Kathy has extensive knowledge and experience in curriculum and professional matters and was previously the Federation representative on the NSW Board of Studies. She has contributed to the formulation and advocacy of Federation policies to promote and defend excellence and equity in