APTIS

APTIS is the Association of Principals in Integrated Schools. This Association meets at least once a term and runs a conference once a year also.

It has several aims including

  • Being a clear, influential voice in the educational arena of Northern Ireland
  • Providing a forum where Principals can address current issues of common concern
  • Supporting new principals and principals in transforming/transformed schools – mentoring and affirming
  • Building leadership capacity
  • Learning from each other and celebrating success
  • Harnessing the passion for the integrated vision and helping to make it a reality

The Current Chair is Amanda McNamee, Principal of Lagan College in Belfast.

The APTIS committee members are

  • Chair- Amanda McNamee (Principal, Lagan Integrated School)
  • Vice Chair- Heather Watson (Principal, Phoenix Integrated Primary School)
  • Treasurer- Nigel Arnold (Principal, Glengormley Integrated Primary School)
  • Nigel Frith (Principal, Drumragh Integrated College)
  • Patricia Murtagh (Principal, Hazelwood Integrated Primary School)
  • Mary Roulston (Principal, Millennium Integrated Primary School)
  • Alastair Rowan (Principal, Sperrin Integrated College)
  • Olwen Griffith (Principal, Blackwater Integrated College)