Principal and staff profiles

Welcome from our Principal

Ms Clair Vue, School Principal

Welcome to Northern Adelaide Senior College, an inclusive learning community for students wishing to complete their SACE studies. Located in the heart of Elizabeth, NASC has been partnering with our local community and families to support senior school students to achieve their goals for over 30 years.

Our motto “At NASC you can…” ensures that students enrol with a sense of direction, striving for success in their studies and forging a pathway to their chosen career. Students are supported with individualised learning programs that acknowledge their strengths and interests, allowing them to flourish.

All NASC staff are committed to providing opportunities for students to develop independence and resilience in their learning. This work is reflected in our SACE results and graduates, all of whom transition to university, TAFE, apprenticeships or the workforce.

Alongside SACE subjects and senior school pedagogies, NASC follows the Berry Street Education Model, empowering staff to provide high expectations in learning that are complemented by an understanding of how positive working relationships and wellbeing support learners to engage in meaningful and authentic ways.

Our students are provided opportunities to develop their academic and personal skills through a range of programs and supports including:

  • Case management in the mainstream
  • Free Crèche
  • Student Business Enterprise
  • Transition to work
  • Dedicated Health Science pathway
  • EALD specialist classes
  • Young Parents programs
  • Learning Support program
  • Gaming Academy
  • University pathways

With a multitude of specialist subjects, VET courses, flexible timetables and a supportive learning environment, NASC is a great place to continue or begin your SACE journey.

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our community. Should you prefer to ask questions directly, please contact Student Services on 9(08) 7285 1600 to speak with a member of the enrolment team or book a tour. Principal’s Tours run the last Friday of each month, however we are open every day during term time and can facilitate separate tours for families.

I look forward to meeting you.

Clair Vue
College Principal

Meet our leadership staff

Meet our leadership staff

Mary Hodson

Deputy Principal

Mary Hodson, Deputy Principal

Adam Sherwood

Assistant Principal Flexible Learning Options

Adam Sherwood, Assistant Principal Flexible Learning Options

Sam Trotter

Assistant Principal Student Services, HPE and Wellbeing

Sam Trotter, Assistant Principal Student Services, HPE and Wellbeing

Stacey Gardner

Business Manager

Stacey Gardner, Business Manager

David Folland

ICT, Timetable and Data

David Folland, ICT, Timetable and Data

Virginia Holt

Maths, Science and Numeracy

Virginia Holt, Maths, Science and Numeracy

Annisa Carstensen

English, HASS and Literacy

Annisa Carstensen, English, HASS and Literacy

Shareen Sami

Student Engagement

Shareen Sami, Student Engagement

Daniela Russo

Student Engagement (On Maternity Leave)

Daniela Russo, Student Engagement (On Maternity Leave)

Helen Venetsanos


Helen Venetsanos, Wellbeing

Andrea Williams

Careers and VET

Andrea Williams, Careers and VET

Teaching staff

Business / Mathematics

Sally Bain


Laura Brady

Science / Research Project / STEM

Julian Brown

English / HASS

Mel Caddy

Academy of Gaming and Animation

Toby Fogarty

Music Technology/ Digital Technology/ Mathematics

Max Folly

Art / Research Project

Chrissy Frahn

Food and Hospitality / Child Studies

Tamika Green

Art / Research Project

Karen Grieve

Teacher - Learning Support / Art / English

Ben Harker

Teacher – HASS / English

Renee Howell

Family Learning - Teacher

Jude Jones

Academy Gaming and Film

Ben Ryder


Sam White

Psychology / Research Project

Emily Williams


Anne Leahy

HPE / Outdoor Ed

Kyle Cameron


Principal’s PA

Tanya Ainsworth

VET Admin

Sandra Draper

Student Services

Angela Edwards

Laboratory Manager

Alex Cowling

ICT and Data Entry Support

Shilpa Gagain

Student Services / Admin FLO

Emma Brecevic

Clerical and Inclusive Education

Koreena McConnell

Reception / Student Services

Sarah McDaid

Communications and Marketing

Catherine Moore


Juna Neville


Lisa Southon


Tim Trudgeon

IT Manager

Peter Zeng

Case Managers

Mission Australia - Case Manager

James Alton

Case Manager

Bec Beslagic

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Amy Charles

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Georgia Craggs

Young Mums Case Manager

Caitlin Emslie

SACE Completers Case Manager

Ashley Fraser

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Alannah Fryar

Community Services Engagement Case Manager

Kelly Macauley

Mission Australia - Case Manager

James Mangnoson

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Jasmine Martin

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Luda Shmakov

Student Voice Case Manager

Laura Sutherland

Mission Australia - Case Manager

Michael Webster

Tailored Learning Provisions Case Manager

Dan Stevens

Student Support Officers

Aboriginal Community Education Officer

Jarrad Chester

Café Supervisor

Cheryl Hall

Tutorial In-Class Support

Noreen Hazel

Classroom Support ATSI Focus

Bradley McCarthy

Tutorial In-Class Support

Elaine Taylor

In Class Support - BSSO

Hassan Yosufi

Learning Together and Crèche

Crèche Team Leader

Melissa Allen

Crèche ECW

Chantelle Allworthy

Crèche ECW

Jo Augender

Learning Together - ECW

Julie Bolland

Learning Together - Fieldworker

Thurza Buckskin

Crèche ECW

Patricia Clifford

Learning Together - Fieldworker

Kerrianne Giddens

Crèche ECW

Emma Irme

Learning Together - Teacher

Lesley Lewis

Learning Together - Fieldworker

Darelle McCarthy

Learning Together - Fieldworker

Kerry Moar

Crèche ECW

Neha Patel

Learning Together - ECW

Swati Patel

Learning Together - ECW

Melanie Sculfer

Learning Together - Teacher

Naomi Sfreddo

Learning Together - Fieldworker

Patricia Stuke

Learning Together - ECW

Ann Sutton

Learning Together Manager

Sarah Whiteside