Providing support to young people to access and succeed at entering pathways for their future is the most important work that we do as educators. I have dedicated my working life to providing young people and children, from birth to adulthood connections to thrive and succeed. Working in education and youth support for almost 20 years I have develop an understanding of school process and structures to support students, educators, and staff to perform at their best with a firm focus on well-being and high expectations. My work experience has ranged from working with disengaged young people to gain their year 10 certificate through to primary education and providing structure to attain accreditation for Alekarenge Preschool. In 2016 I was award Principal of the Year for the Barkly Region for the work I was doing with students, staff, and the community to ensure best possible outcomes for some of our most disadvantage young people at Alekarenge School. In my previous role as Assistant Principal of Ross Park Primary School my attention was focused toward providing structure and strategic planning to support school improvement and high-level outcomes for students from preschool to year 6. As a Christian I have a core commitment to the support and care of people leading through actions on the principles found in the bible and the example set by Jesus to Love all people. My hope for The Salvation Army Independent Schools is to reach young people where they are at and provide the best possible education outcomes. The Success of our students provides the platform for them to engage in society and hopefully back to the bible principles that The Salvation Army holds to be true