St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Katherine ‘Kath’ Howell’s role as Learning Support Co-ordinator at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School has made an incredible difference in the learning and success of her students.
She has effectively formed cohesive working relationships with parents, local professionals and the wider school community.
Kath’s colleague Deanne Senini says Kath has a gift for developing positive working partnerships which lead to improved learning outcomes for students.
Kath has designed highly effective programs which cater for the various styles of student learners.
Working closely with school executives, Kath uses assessment data and feedback from parents to ensure learning experiences are as beneficial as possible to all students at St Joseph’s.
She always goes the extra mile to make sure all staff are aware of, and understand how to effectively work with children identified with learning difficulties and high achieving students.
Kath is also responsible for managing teacher assistants and organising professional development for the school’s teaching staff so to ensure students and teachers receive all the support they need.
“She continually looks at ways of improving processes and programs at St Joseph’s,” says Deanne Senini.
Congratulations Katherine on your nomination.