Koorie education coordinator contact details

​Schools, parents and community can obtain assistance in their region by contacting the Koorie Education Coordinator (KEC) with enquiries.

The KEC is able to arrange for a Regional  Koorie Engagement Support Officer (KESO) to be assigned to any school where contact with Koorie families may be required.

Regional Koorie Education Coordinator Contacts

North Eastern Victoria

Ovens Murray Area

Steve Pickering
03 83 929500
pickering.steve.s@edumail.vic.gov.au

Inner and Outer Eastern Areas

Arbup Peters
03 8392 9300
peters.arbup.j@edumail.vic.gov.au

Goulburn Area

Katrina Penfold
9265 2426
penfold.katrina.j@edumail.vic.gov.au

North Western Victoria

Sandra Stewart
5051 1321
stewart.sandra.S2@edumail.vic.gov.au

Elliejean Singh (acting)
8393 4571
singh.elliejean.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

Loddon

Craig Leary
03 5440 3108
leary.craig.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

North East Melbourne Hume Moreland Area

Kate Downing (acting)
03 8393 4525
downing.kate.a@edumail.vic.gov.au

South Eastern Victoria

Lisa Anderson
8765 5702
anderson.lisa.J@edumail.vic.gov.au

South Western Victoria

Wimmera South West and Central Highlands Areas

Mr Sandy Hodge
5310 5329
hodge.sandy.f@edumail.vic.gov.au

Barwon, Western Melbourne and Brimbank Melton Areas

Sandra Brogden
5225 1093
brogden.sandra.m@edumail.vic.gov.au\

Mallee

Sandra Stewart
03 5051 1321
stewart.sandra.S2@edumail.vic.gov.au

Deputy Regional Director and managers with Koorie focus

North Eastern Victoria

Kate Atken, Manager – Improvement Projects and Principal Performance Unit
8392 9574
Atkin.kathryn.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

North Western Victoria


Nellie Kostiw, Manager – Improvement Projects and Principal Performance Unit
8765 5720
kostiw.nellie.l@edumail.vic.gov.au

South Western Victoria

Rebecca Haig
Acting Executive Director, Early Childhood and School Support Division
8397 0313
haig.rebecca.r@edumail.vic.gov.au

Sandra Nolan
Koorie Education Manager