Colm Harte was elected to the Teaching Council by the Primary Teachers from the Leinster Constituency. Originally from the parish of Dromard in County Longford, Colm is a graduate of St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra. He now lives in Ardnacasssa on the outskirts of Longford town and is the Principal of St. Teresa's N.S., in the parish of Killoe in Longford. Colm is an active member of the I.N.T.O. and currently serves on the Standing Committee of District Seven.