Michelle Murphy Michelle Murphy is a committed educator of secondary school English students and a strong advocate for personal and professional growth. In addition to serving as a committee member for the L3CTA, she is a committee member of the Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (WAIER). Her dedication to teaching and the public school system is evidenced by her active membership of the English Teachers Association of Western Australia (ETAWA) and the State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia (SSTUWA). She also shares her professional knowledge with colleagues as a teacher consultant for Positive Schools and Classroom Engagement and through supporting other L3CTs and aspirant L3CTs.
Natalie Blewitt Natalie has been a primary school teacher since 1999 and has taught across a range of year levels and specialist areas. She achieved her Level 3 Classroom Teacher status in 2009 and has undertaken a variety of leadership roles. Her current Level 3 Classroom Teacher role is Waste Wise coordinator, educating her school community about the reduce, reuse, recycle message. Natalie is a strong advocate for public education and she believes that every child should have access to a good quality education irrespective of their background, circumstance or location.
Margo Whittle Margo has been interested in Japan since learning Japanese at school and visiting Nagoya as an exchange student. She studied Japanese at university and later became a teacher with a passion for teaching Japanese to children of all abilities from PrePrimary to Year 6 at multiple worksites. She continually seeks new challenges to engage students and to integrate their Japanese language skills with technology. She has led student tours to Japan and enjoys networking with others who are interested in learning about Japan and its culture. As a Level 3 Classroom teacher she looks for opportunities to promote Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia as a cross-curriculum priority, and the learning of the Japanese language. She is the school leader for Connect and the Communicate with Japan project at Yuluma Primary and a Primary Schools Japanese Language Support Teacher. As a committee member of the L3CTA, she is always ready to hear from colleagues and offer support.
Danielle is currently a Level 3 Classroom Teacher at Wanneroo Secondary College. She teaches across all learning areas at Joondalup Senior School, a senior school engagement program for Year 11 & 12 students. Prior to this Danielle has acted in several middle management roles including Assistant Student Services Manager and Head of Learning Area (Humanities). Danielle is currently the Executive Officer of the West Coast Curriculum Collaborative.
Danielle successfully became a L3CT in 2018. Danielle’s passion is engaging students to become independent, successful learners. Danielle also enjoys professional learning and sharing this with others.
She has led her school in many whole school initiatives including the implementation and facilitation of Professional Learning Communities and the been the lead facilitator of the IDEAS (Innovative Design for Enhancing Achievement in Schools).
Jacqueline Cole Dip.T., Adv.Dip.Special Ed (Deaf) Jacqui Cole is an experienced Visiting Teacher of the Deaf (School of Special Educational Needs Sensory) who teaches students with a hearing loss from Kindergarten to Year 12 in both Government and Private Schools. This role encompasses individual teaching sessions in 4 or 5 schools a day, supporting parents and collaborating with classroom teachers to provide inclusive and effective teaching and learning environments. She has worked in both South Australia and the Northern Territory and attained L3 classroom teacher recognition in 2006. Her area of expertise is in the development of children’s communication competence - effective listening and speaking skills that enhance educational achievements and social relationships. As a committee member of the L3CTA, she is keen to provide collegial support to other Level 3 classroom teachers.
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Jessica started her teaching career in Berlin, Germany after the conclusion of her studies of Visual Arts Education at the University of Fine Arts Berlin in 2003. Since her immigration to Australia, she has worked in both Primary and Secondary settings as a Visual Arts teacher for the Department of Education WA. Always passionate about networking, Jessica initiated the Visual Arts Networking Group as part of the Morley Schools Network cluster and continues to organise and provide PD opportunities for primary school teachers. In addition, she coordinates the Gardening and Composting Group at her school and liaises with volunteers. Jessica attained Level 3 CT status in 2017 and is an active member of the Association.