Janelle is a global educator with over 25 years’ experience in public and private schools in Australia, Ireland and the US. As a teacher, leader, consultant and lecturer, Janelle understands the demands of a changing educational landscape for teachers and leaders. She has a passionate interest in learning – supporting teachers and leaders in developing systems that nurture the human spirit of individuals and organizations and the students they serve.
Her work with schools focuses on supporting teachers in their roles as curriculum designers and instructional leaders, so they can design more effective curriculum and pedagogy to meet the needs of students today and into the future. This includes using technology in the designing and mapping of curriculum.
Janelle (M.A.Ed.) is Australia’s only educator, authorized to offer training in Understanding by Design® through McTighe and Associates. She is a also a qualified agency trainer for Cognitive Coaching with Thinking Collaborative, a training associate with Carol Tomlinson in Differentiated Instruction and the lead training associate for Teachers as Architects of Learning.
Areas of Expertise:
– Understanding by Design® framework at the unit level and the program level
– Differentiated Instruction
– Cognitive Coaching
Available for national (Australia) and international consultations.