Catherine is an early childhood teacher, currently the Teaching Director of The Point Preschool, Oyster Bay. Passionate about listening to children’s voices; education for sustainability; acknowledging and including our Aboriginal culture, heritage and history, children’s rights, reconciliation, nature play and social justice.
Catherine takes inspiration from Reggio Emilia and is especially interested in listening to children’s voices, how children see themselves in our world and how they reflect on their identity, culture and learning.
In 2017 Catherine awarded an ACE World Teachers Day Award – the first to be awarded to an early childhood teacher. In 2008 Catherine was awarded the CeeCee Award from NSW Community Child Care Co-operative Director with Vision.