The term of office of registered teachers who were elected to the current Teaching Council comes to an end in April 2020. The Council has 37 members and 16 of these are teachers who are elected by teachers. An election for teacher members will be held in February/March 2020.
The ASTI will endorse a number of ASTI members who are candidates in these elections. Applications for endorsement from ASTI members who intend to be candidates in the Teaching Council Voluntary Secondary School Sector election should apply to the ASTI for endorsement by January 17th 2020. For further information see https://www.asti.ie/news/latest-news/news-article/article/teaching-council-elections-2020/.
Community and Comprehensive Sector candidate
ASTI Standing Committee has agreed to endorse one candidate only to run in the Teaching Council Community and Comprehensive Sector election. The candidate endorsed by the ASTI is Miriam Duggan, Standing Committee representative for Region 16: Dublin North 1 and Dublin North Central. Miriam teaches in Rosmini Community School in Dublin.