Being a member of SAPPA ensures you are informed, connected and supported.

Why Join SAPPA?

Being a member of SAPPA ensures you are informed, connected and supported.

SAPPA provides advocacy and support for members, relevant professional learning and a connection to your peers sharing useful information, insights and experiences.

SAPPA members represent the majority of public primary schools in South Australia ranging from metropolitan, country, area schools and B-12 schools. There are currently over 500 SAPPA members from approximately 350 sites throughout South Australia.

Our members not only enjoy, but value the collegiality, intellect and responsiveness from like minded peers through SAPPA.

The SAPPA Conference is an annual highlight for our members and gives opportunities to network with colleagues as well as hearing from quality and renowned speakers.

The SAPPA President, Tobias O’Connor meets regularly with the Minister for Education and the Chief Executive Officer as well as key members of the Department for Education and external stakeholders and consultants. Tobias has his finger on the pulse for all current issues and communicates frequently to members on all relevant happenings.

Membership of Australian Primary Principals’ Association (APPA) and the Australian Government Primary Principals Association (AGPPA).
All SAPPA members automatically receive a membership to APPA and AGPPA – professional bodies that represents the interests of principals, deputy principals and assistant principals nationally from all sectors of primary schools (APPA), as well as (solely) all government primary schools (AGPPA).

Eligibility requirements

Membership is open to all Principals (Band A), Deputy Principals, Assistant Principals and Senior Leaders (Band B) in Department for Education schools with primary aged children enrolled.

Membership is $25 per fortnight, deducted from your fortnightly pay (tax deductible).

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SAPPA Access

Tobias O’Connor is SAPPA’s full-time president and welcomes members to contact him about any issues or ideas that they would like to discuss.

For enquiries, please contact our SAPPA office on (08) 8463 5845.

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