Denistone East Public School

Telephone02 9874 6678

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Executive Team


Ms Michelle Collyer

Deputy Principals

Mrs Jennifer Bashinsky

Mrs Judy Hyland (Rel)

Mrs Dayna Pleass

Assistant Principals (AP)

Stage 3

Mrs Liz Stewart

Stage 2

Mrs Michelle Pike (Rel)

Stage 1

Mrs Jessica Roberts

Early Stage 1

 Miss Jennifer Kim (Rel)


Mrs Mishca Hardy

Support Class

Mrs Cheltzie Hall - Assistant Principal

Ms Lucy Edmondston 

Mrs Jocelyn Lindley-Coleburn

Ms Ashten McPherson



        Mrs Jo Armstrong


School Counsellor 

Mrs Linda Gilford

Mrs Belinda Macpherson


Administration Staff

School Admininstrative Manager

Mrs Maree Turra (Rel)


School Administrative Officers

Mrs Mel Edelman

Mrs Lisa Lewis

Mrs Heather Tyree

Teaching Staff

Stage 3

Mrs Liz Stewart (AP)

Mrs Mischa Hardy

Miss Kirsty Stuart

Mrs Sharon French

Mrs Mel Shearer / Mrs Kate Bowman

Mr Tahnee Whitfield

Miss Sarah Rigby


Stage 2

Mrs Michelle Pike (AP) (Rel) / Mrs Vicki Engsall

Mrs Gabriela Marsic

Ms Choy Williamson

Mrs Christine Hatcher

Miss Lauren Piras

Mr Alex Blasonato

Ms Jackie Turra

Mr Steven Zapevalov


Stage 1

Mrs Jessica Roberts (AP)

Ms Marny Yu

Mrs Deb Owen

Ms Nilofar Paktan

Mr James Hutchinson

Mr Pedro Vargas

Ms Zoe Pardey

Ms Marcella Mura /  Mrs Suzi Mackenzie

Miss Emma Davidson

Mrs Jessica Saunderson / Ms Catherine Lee

Miss Aimee Burrow



Miss Jennifer Kim (AP) (Rel)

Mrs Lee Magri

Miss Sophie Charalambous

Miss Iona McFarland

Miss Allison Kenney

Miss Yue Zhu