My professional background includes a long career in education, employed by the Department for Education and Child Development. Following many years as a teacher I was principal in both Whyalla and Adelaide for a total of 13 years followed by various positions in state office which included as a Director in Curriculum and consultant in HR and Workforce Development. I completed my doctorate in 2013, joining Flinders University staff in February 2014.
BSc BEd Dip Ed (Adelaide), Grad Dip Ed Admin (Deakin), MLMan Ed (Newcastle), Grad Cert Ed (HE) (Flinders), Ed D (Uni SA) MACE MACEL
Doctor of Education (2013) University of South Australia: Educational Leadership: Cultivating plurality in a dialogic teacher 'public space'
Topic Coordinator for EDUC 9606: Planning Change in Organisations, EDUC 9616: Leadership and Management in Education, and EDUC 9617 Educational Governance, EDUC9607: Preparation for Coursework Project and Transition Topics EDUC0001 and 0003
Topic Coordinator for EDUC9722/9723 Coursework Project in MEd
Coordination of Graduate Diploma in Research Methods Sem 2 2018
Research interests include: narrative inquiry and auto-ethnography in practitioner research, educational leadership and governance, leading mathematics education, leading change and pedagogy
Member of ACEL (SA) Executive