Anne has been a mainstream, special class, and adaptive education teacher and a district-wide disability support coordinator. She was the founding member of the South Australian Education Department's Learning Difficulties Support Team and she has worked in the Early Years Literacy Project as well as managing literacy and numeracy action research projects. She has voluntarily tutored students with literacy or numeracy learning difficulties ranging in ages from five to young adult and since 1989 has worked closely with the Specific Learning Difficulties Association of South Australia (SpeldSA). She regularly offers professional learning sessions for teachers, leaders and managers in education sectors across Australia. Anne is the reading expert for the Principals as Literacy Leaders (PALL) program and teaches these professional learning sessions in conjunction with Professor Tony Townsend (Griffith University, Brisbane-Educational Leadership) in different states of Australia.
At Flinders University she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate topics focusing on school students who have literacy and/or numeracy difficulties.
2014 Australian Educational Publishing Awards
Bayetto, A. et al. (2013). Oxford literacy assess. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Effective teaching and learning of literacy and numeracy
Anne continues to provide professional learning sessions for teachers, leaders, and managers in Government, Catholic, and Independent systems and schools across Australia.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT)
Learning Difficulties Australia (LDA)
Specific Learning Difficulties Association (Speld,SA)