The work of the Association is framed by 4 guiding principles:
We are Catholic
Primary Principals are an integral part of the mission of the Catholic Church. We are committed to our ministry as leaders in Catholic education
We are Primary
Primary schooling is the foundation of all future education. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence in Primary education.
We are Principals
Highly effective Principals are essential to quality schools. We are committed to the advancements of the professional expertise and status of Primary Principals.
We are an Association
A Professional Community is essential to the development of effective Principals.We are committed to the provision of pastoral support for Principals
CPPAWA stands for Catholic Primary Principals' Association of Western Australia. CPPAWA is a group of all the Primary Catholic Principals in WA. All the Primary Principals play an important part in the mission of the Catholic Church. As leaders in the Catholic education system, we are committed to our ministry. To develop effective principals, professional community is essential. We are committed to the provision of pastoral support for Principals.