is the Education Officer. Eilis comes to Le Chéile with a wealth of experience. Having worked as a teacher for a number of years, she was seconded to the Transition Year Support team. She then worked with the JMB/AMCSS before returning to school as principal in St Louis Rathmines. For the past three years she has been seconded to the Leadership Development for Schools (LDS) project. Eilis can be contacted on 087 050 9227 or e-mail:
is the Administrative Officer with the title Executive Secretary. Most recently Thérèse has been working in DIT's Directorate of Research an Enterprise. She has previously worked in Hotel Management and Training and Development. Thérèse can be contacted on 01 237 5493 or e-mail:
Faith & Ethos Development Co-ordinator
A native of Roscommon, John has been a secondary teacher for over 25 years teaching R.E., History, English, CSPE and SPHE and has lectured in theology for almost 20 years in Trinity College. He is the author of over thirty books on sport, e.g. the biographies of Dermot Earley, Tony Ward and Ger Loughnane as well as books on religion such as 'Mother Teresa: The Irish Connection'. An award-winning radio producer he has presented and produced series and documentaries for RTE radio and television.
School Governance and Leadership Development Officer
Tony Lee has joined the Le Chéile team as School Governance and Leadership Development Officer. Tony has been principal of St. Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill for fourteen years. Previously he was Principal in Scoil Mhuire, Kanturk and Deputy Principal in Nagle Community College, Mahon, Cork. Tony started his career as a teacher of Physics, Science and Maths in Mannix College, Charleville before moving to Nagle Community College in 1984, firstly as a teacher and then being promoted to Deputy Principal there in 1999. Tony has been a Council member of AMCSS/JMB from 2009 to 2012 and then served as Vice President from 2012 to 2015. He led the work on developing the new proposed middle management structures, which were agreed in principle by the management bodies of the ETBI and Community and Comprehensive Schools sectors as well as the JMB.