Having been a teacher in NSW public schools, Wendy is now an education consultant working nationally and internationally. She regularly works in schools with the aim of supporting positive changes in student outcomes.
In 2001 she was awarded an Australian Research Grant to complete an Honors Master of Education through the University of Wollongong. The topic of her thesis was The Relationship Between Teacher Learning and School Culture.
She lectured in the post graduate program for the University of Wollongong and has worked on many national government education projects including National Literacy and Numeracy Week and has designed and implemented a range of professional development courses for systems and schools. In 2014 Wendy worked on the CAL initiative, Reading Australia.
She is an active member of the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association. In 2014 she received the ALEA Medal.
Wendy regularly presents at local, national and international conferences and has written several books for teachers.