40 years’ experience in education. Driven school improvement as a Regional Network Leader overseeing school improvement across primary, secondary and special schools. Worked closely with principals and school leadership teams, developing leadership capabilities and providing advice and support on the implementation of consistent high quality teaching and learning practices.
Principal in three metropolitan primary schools. A strong teaching and learning focus and the facilitation of teamwork and collaboration. Highly involved in coaching and classroom observation across schools, leading Instructional Rounds programs. Building and enhancing the capacity of teachers and principals, a core element in her many workshop and keynote presentations at conferences, locally, nationally, and internationally.
As a trained coach, mentored and coached in programs for principals and aspiring leaders. Excellent communicator, facilitator and strategic thinker. Wealth of educational experience, understanding and passion for enhancing leadership in schools.
Worked at school, regional and central levels including Bastow Institute of Leadership. Experience in project and policy development including a thorough knowledge of the development and implementation of the Communities of Practice approach to collaborative learning for educational leaders.