Elizabeth Cooney was elected to the Teaching Council in the Connacht/Munster/Ulster, Post-Primary voluntary sector. Originally from County Laois but now residing in Nenagh, County Tipperary. A teacher of French and History in St Mary's Secondary School, Nenagh. Graduate of NUI Maynooth and PhD candidate in the University of Limerick, researching teachers' experience of in-career learning.
She is a member of the ASTI and is a member of its Equal Opportunities Committee. She has a strong interest in equality and teacher's learning.