Message from the ACE Victoria President,

Associate Professor John Quay

ACE Victoria is a vibrant, energetic and engage community of educators from across all systems, sectors and levels. The ACE Victoria Committee made up of dedicated ACE members who generously volunteer their time and energy to delivering a range of exciting and innovative professional learning programs, networking events, orations and awards.

The Victorian branch has a long history of facilitating discussion and debate with leading national and international educators and working with members to ensure the services, support and activities delivered by the College at the state and local level are relevant, timely and of value.

To contact John Quay, ACE Victoria President please email:

ACE Victoria Committee


President (2017-2019)

Associate Professor

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne


Paul Runting MACE, FACEL


Deputy Principal – Head of Wheelers Hill Campus

Caulfield Grammar School


Helen Schiele MACE


Director, Pedagogical Pathways 

Educational Coach and Consultant 



Ross Phillips MACE

General Committee Member

Senior Dean of Learning Research and Innovation

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School


Dr Ian Sloane FACE

General Committee Member


Mitcham Primary School


Pitsa Binnion MACE

General Committee Member


McKinnon Secondary College



Margaret Vingerhoets MACE

General Committee Member

Project Lead, Learning and Teaching

Catholic Education Melbourne




ACE Victoria Past Presidents since 2000:

Dr Catherine Scott (2014-2016)

Annette Rome FACE FACEL (2011-2013)

Carl Stevens FACE (2008-2010)

Carolyn Woodhouse FACE FACEL (2006-2008)

Andrew Blair FACE (2004-2005)

Pam Russell FACE (2002-2003)

Dr Ian Sloane FACE (1999-2001)