Rochelle, our Client Learning Manager VIC/TAS has a diverse background in L&D, change and project management for various large scale organisations including finance, superannuation and the catholic education sectors. She spends her days assisting clients through the SLS implementation project, assisting with product improvement and developing training resources.
Rochelle has a Masters in Politics and, in her spare time, enjoys writing, going to the beach (in all weather!) and spending time with her young family.
Summer has been working in education for close to 20 years. She’s been a teacher, education leader, policy maker, advocate and facilitator of learning for students and professionals across every system and sector in Australia and works to ensure teachers have every support they need to succeed and thrive.
With expert knowledge in learning experience design, design thinking, middle years schooling and environmental education, Summer has taught in schools across Australia & the USA, taught Master of Teaching units at Sydney University and delivered global projects with teams including Education Changemakers, The Global Education Taskforce on SDGs reporting to the United Nations, IDEO’s Teacher Guild and AITSL. Summer has also delivered professional learning for audiences across Australia and the globe including AITSL, Middle Years of Schooling Association, American Middle Level Education, ISTE, Northern Territory Government, Victorian Department of Premier & Cabinet and TED.
Summer saw a need to support Learning and Development teams to inspire and execute their education and learning strategies, and founded the The Eventful Learning Co, an organisation supporting great teams to design and deliver great learning experiences; finding experts in the field and matching them with incredible groups of professionals. Summer is a key figure behind some of Australia’s most forward-thinking learning and innovation strategies for education systems, non-profits and organisations, including positioning students as decision makers in their learning with The Northern Territory Learning Commission, Supporting the National and Local Highly Accomplished & Lead Teacher (HALT) Networks, re-imagining the visitor experience with the Education team at Zoos Victoria, developing connected experiences for a collaborative learning community with the Future Schools Alliance and co-designing interactive compliance learning for schools through CompliSpace.
Summer holds a Masters in Geographical Education, has been twice named on the annual Educator Hotlist, holds a Paul Harris Fellowship for services to Girl’s Education and continues to serve on non-profit boards, all in support of promoting the great work of education professionals and those involved in teaching and learning.
Susan has had a disparate and diverse career. After five years in theatre and over 15 years as an executive secretary, in 2008 she graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Environmental Management. As an environmental consultant, Susan was responsible for project managing environmental compliance on projects throughout Queensland. In 2014, she added a Master of Arts (Editing and Publishing), moving to work on the Queensland Department of Education’s ‘Curriculum into the Classroom’ project as a Senior Editor. Susan’s experience and education make her a master juggler of information and details.
In her spare time, Susan creates modern patchwork quilts, reads copious numbers of books and renovates a post-WWII cottage in country Victoria.