- Post Graduate Diploma Educational Studies – Early Childhood Special Education
- Bachelor of Education
- Diploma of Early Childhood Teaching
- Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management
- Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
- Rainbow Kids Children’s Yoga Teacher
Catherine is the Director, Nominated Supervisor, Early Childhood Teacher and Educational Leader of The Point Preschool. Catherine has been teaching for over 34 years and is passionate about inquiry play based learning, mindfulness, reconciliation, education for sustainability, the inclusion of Aboriginal culture, listening to children, documenting children’s voices and social justice.
Catherine’s skills are evident in supporting the children’s discovery of a lifelong love of learning and ensuring their smooth and successful transition to school. She delights in bringing happiness to children through play and yoga, supporting each child’s individual learning journey and sharing their journey with their families.
Catherine is a strong advocate within the early childhood profession and believes in sharing her knowledge with her team, families and the early childhood community to build high quality teaching practices and strong respectful relationships.
Catherine’s strength is in her leadership and she has been the very proud Director and Early Childhood Teacher at The Point Preschool for over 15 years and is very honoured to work in collaboration with her team of very dedicated professional and caring Early Childhood Educators, Bookkeeper and Management Committee.
Catherine delivers training and speaks at conferences within Australia and overseas and has authored and co-authored books about sustainability and the inclusion of our Aboriginal culture in early childhood.
Catherine is employed at The Point Preschool full-time from Monday-Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm