Steven Cook is one of Australia’s most experienced secondary school leaders, with four decades of service as a public school teacher and principal. He has led the successful redevelopment of two highly regarded secondary schools in Melbourne – the Bayview Street Campus of Williamstown High School and Albert Park College. In 2017, Steven was awarded the Victorian Education Excellence Award for Outstanding Secondary Principal and the Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education. He has three daughters and lives in Albert Park with his partner and fellow secondary school principal, Hilary. His latest book is From the Ground Up: How a Community with a Vision and a Principal with a Purpose Created a Thriving State School.