Meet Wendy Lauman
Wendy Lauman began her teaching career as a Speech and Drama teacher before focusing her interest in Girls’ Education. Wendy has an Association with the Australian College of Music, a Bachelor of Education (Drama), a Master of Education in Counselling and Guidance, and a Master of Education in Behaviour Management. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Management, and a member of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders.
Her secondary school teaching career began in 1992 at Moreton Bay College in Queensland where she led the Personal Development Program for senior students and was Head of Whitfield House. In 2006, Wendy was appointed as Dean of Students at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School in Queensland where she began a professional network for senior leaders of pastoral care and completed further studies in senior leadership and governance. She has a particular interest in positive psychology and organisational behaviour and culture.
Wendy was Deputy Principal at St Hilda’s from 2014 and was appointed Principal in 2020. She has continued to promote the specific interests of girls’ education through her membership of AHISA conference committees and supporting the initiation of the St Hilda’s Girls in Engineering Conference, and the extension of the Performing Arts programs. Wendy is one of our Student Protection Officers and works closely with the Anglican School’s Commission to ensure students, staff and parents are assisted with support when facing issues of concern.