Committee Members

 

Chair: Ruth Baker-Leask Ruth is an independent education consultant at Minerva Learning, formerly a primary headteacher and local authority English Consultant. She is also the Vice Chair of the English Expert Subject Advisory Group (ESAG).

Email: ruth@naae.org.uk 

Website: http://www.minervalearning.co.uk/

Twitter: @RuthBakerLeask

Treasurer: Debbie Haynes Debbie has taught and subsequently advised on English for over 32 years. She is now subject leader for Secondary ITE English at Wolverhampton University.

Email: debbie@naae.org.uk

Secretary/ Publicity: Nikki Copitch Nikki has been a subject leader for Secondary English and Drama ITE, an English consultant and an English and Media teacher. She is now NAAE Secretary and Publicity Officer.

Email: nikki@naae.org.uk

Babita Ginda  
Janet Gough Janet is a freelance English and Literacy consultant based in Lancashire and Cumbria, having previously worked as an English Subject Lead, Assistant Headteacher, Leading Literacy teacher as part of the National Strategy, and as a Primary English consultant. She has been involved in the test development and marking of the KS2 GPS test since 2013 and is also the editor of Primary Matters, a NATE magazine specifically for primary teachers.

Email: goughjp@yahoo.co.uk

 Nicola Martin
 Natalie Reece
 Abigail Steel
Steve Willshaw Steve Willshaw Steve is the English lead for a MAT, senior leader with a teaching school alliance and provides English subject input for a SCITT. He has been a local authority consultant and education officer in Guernsey.

Email: swillshaw62@gmail.com

Twitter: @stevewillshaw