Mark Sweeney

Mark Sweeney

Educator

BA, Higher Dip Tchg, Dip ESSTN, Ed (Dist), William Glasser Institute cert

Mark is a highly trained and experienced coach, who can help you to take charge of dealing with difficulties or achieving aims.

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Sharon Holt

Sharon Holt

Educator

Sharon Holt has been a children’s book author for more than 15 years.  Her background is in teaching and journalism and her Te Reo Singalong series was inspired while she learnt te reo Māori.

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Matiu Huki

Matiu Huki

Educator

Matiu Huki, of Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane decent, has been teaching te reo Māori for over 20 years. Matiu is currently the Māori Cultural Adviser for the Wellington and NZ Kindergarten Associations and is teaching kapa haka in many Kindergartens and schools.

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Judi Billcliff

Judi Billcliff

Educator

Judi is an experienced drama teacher, having taught privately, in schools, adult education, and community organisations over many years. She is an experienced workshop presenter, covering a wide range of topics. She is a published author, working fulltime on her writing, school/early childhood visits and worksho…

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Leanne Myers

Leanne Myers

Educator

Leanne Myers has a vision of a nutrient rich nation.  Over 15 years work experience in the resource recovery industry has led Leanne to start her own business Organic Wealth Unlimited – providing consultancy and solutions for our people and planet to thrive...

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James Michael

James Michael

Educator

James created the ZAM! interactive performance which he has been leading in ECC’s throughout Wellington for the past year. He facilitated the inclusive relationships program which dissolved bullying in 13 schools...

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Xoe Hall – Artist

Xoe Hall – Artist

Educator

Xoe is our very own in house Picasso. Her unique and incredibly talented artwork is the face of our resources. With her pencil in hand, she is taking over the education world – sharing her talent with tamariki nationwide. 

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Jerome Kavanagh and Taryn Beri

Jerome Kavanagh and Taryn Beri

Educator

Jerome and Taryn work together to teach the workshop Matariki for Educators…

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Dean Sutherland PhD

Dean Sutherland PhD

Educator

Dean is an experienced facilitator, university lecturer, researcher speech-language therapist and parent. He can help you understand and re-think many of the challenges that you might experience when supporting young children who have difficulty developing social communication skills. Dean is passionate about ed…

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Seiuli Luama Sauni

Seiuli Luama Sauni

Educator

MEd, PGDipEd, BEd & DipTchg (Primary)

Seiuli is a Senior Lecturer and Practicum coordinator for the Early Childhood Education – Pasifika specialisation in the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) at Auckland University. Her teaching experience has spanned over 30 years in Early Childhood, Primary and Tertiary education.

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Sarah the Scientist (Dr K)

Sarah the Scientist (Dr K)

Educator

Trained Primary School teacher

In the past Sarah was a research scientist, she has worked for the New Zealand forensic service and now she is a trained Primary School teacher who has developed a line of science resources and services.Sarah’s aim is to share her delight and passion for science. She strives to help teachers make science acc…

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Cathy Sheppard

Cathy Sheppard

Educator

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE) and Playcentre Diploma of Early Childhood and Adult Education.

Cathy is a very experienced facilitator with a passion for early childhood and lifelong learning for all. She is a former secondary school teacher, who discovered the importance of early childhood as a foundation for the lives of people as they grow and develop, through taking her four boys to Playcentre. Having…

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