The 2019 awards ceremony was held on Friday 11 October at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
Finalists were invited to attend the gala dinner awards ceremony. Short films showcasing all of the finalists were shown and the winners of each category announced.
The Minister for Education and Chief Executive, Department for Education presented the awards.
Finalists received a signed certificate and $2,000 towards professional learning. Winners were presented with a trophy and $10,000 towards professional learning.
Credit Union SA Primary Teacher of the Year
Karen Schilling, Year 6/7 teacher, Tintinara Area School
Congratulations to SA Primary teacher of the Year, Karen Schilling from Tintinara Area School! Karen uses data to create shared ownership of learning, delivering impressive lift in outcomes at an individual student and site level. An open presentation of data in the classroom sees students set their own areas for improvement, increasing engagement and lifting results. The whole school data wall she introduced in 2016 supports a shared commitment to high impact, effective teaching practice.