Mrs Sandra Jenkins, of Mangonui, MNZM, for services to education
Mrs Sandra Jenkins was Principal of Freemans Bay Primary School and led the school’s $19 million redevelopment.
She is a leader in developing innovative learning environments, presenting at numerous international conferences and discussions. She is a Fellow of the Auckland Primary Principals Association (APPA) and chaired the Far North Principals’ Association. She has been a representative or an appointed member of the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI Te Riu Roa), Principal Council, Rural Teaching Principal Network, APPA, and Auckland City Centre Network. She was a volunteer NZEI industrial advocate for Far North schools and then an Associate of NZEI.
Mrs Jenkins was a Foundation Member of the Global School Alliance.