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The Bishop delegates leadership, administration and management of Catholic Education and Faith Formation to the Diocesan Director of Catholic Education. This responsibility is exercised across three specific areas:

  • Catholic Schools and Colleges
  • Adult Faith Education and Formation
  • Religious Instruction in State Schools

According to Diocesan Guidelines approved by the Bishop, the Diocesan Director of Catholic Education appoints Diocesan Leaders with responsibility for these three ministries.

Miss Leesa Jeffcoat

Miss Leesa Jeffcoat is the current Diocesan Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton. Leesa came to the position following a distinguished career as a teacher in Catholic and Independent Primary and Secondary Schools in Rockhampton and Yeppoon. She held the positions of Principal, Regional Supervisor of Schools and Assistant to the Director -Curriculum before taking on the Director’s role in July 2001.