I have a passion for knowledge and sharing that information with colleagues.
I have worked across all educational sectors, catholic, government and independent schools in primary and secondary.
I have also worked at the University of Newcastle as a Lecturer in the School of Education and as a Tertiary Supervisor of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
My other positions include working in private practice for over 15 years, assisting families with children and adolescents with learning difficulties and disabilities. This also includes working alongside adults with a history of learning issues.
In addition I have worked closely with DCJ and many NGOs across the Hunter Region and interstate assisting individuals with support in education, behaviour and learning.
I have studied extensively and have a Master of Philosophy in Education (Research) UON, Master of Educational Studies, Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching, Graduate Certificate in TESOL and am currently undertaking my Master of Social Work Degree. My research involved looking at working memory and its role in the reading process. It further examined the importance of strategy development in support individuals with learning difficulties and disabilities.
I have lectured to 100s of schools and 10, 000+ teachers over the past 8 years in NSW, interstate and internationally. I am called on to present at conferences, seminars and schools to present across a wide range of areas.