Welcome to 2023. The Waikato Principals' Association (WPA) is the collective voice for primary and intermediate school principals in the greater Waikato region.
WPA is a strong lobby and support group that has influence at both the local and national level.
The WPA is a strong and viable professional organisation that has a history of successful service, initiatives and representation of principals' interests in addressing the needs of primary and intermediate school education in New Zealand.
Term 2 Making Connections Day Thursday 8th June - FMG Stadium, Hamilton
Term 3 2023 Study Tour Brisbane, Australia
Wednesday 2nd August until Saturday 5th August
The Waikato Principals Association are leading their Annual Study Tour to Brisbane (Australia) from Wednesday 2 August until Saturday 5 August. The tour will start on Wednesday with a meet and greet session over dinner and visits to local Brisbane schools on Thursday 3 Aug. On Friday and Saturday members will attend the National Education Summit for educators and leaders. This conference will offer up to date, meaningful and innovative content for school leaders including: Diverse Learners Symposium, STEM across the curriculum and wellbeing for future focused schools.
More information will be shared at our Rotorua Retreat. Put it in your calendar now and stay tuned to our Monday mailings for more information. In the meantime, you can register for the National Education Summit by clicking here. Also feel free to start booking your flights. The WPA fee will support: Accomodation, Dinner Wednesday / Thursday night, School tours Thursday.
Term 3 – Making Connections Day Thursday 31st August 2023 - Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton
Term 4 – Making Connections Day Thursday 26th Oct 2023 - FMG Stadium, Hamilton
New WPA Website coming in the New Year, updates will be added as we progress through this process