Lizzie is a qualified primary teacher with a passion for nurturing student wellbeing and providing rich opportunities for students to discover themselves, and in turn, to build their understanding of others.
Prior to joining the Y as Education Director in 2019, Lizzie taught in the classroom at a contemporary school in Dandenong. Lizzie has also spent time living and teaching students and teachers in Tanzania and working with pre-service and registered teachers at Monash University.
Lizzie was chosen as one of Monash Universities 'Agents of Change' for her work in trauma informed practice in the classroom. Underpinning all of Lizzie's work with students is her belief in the power of positive relationships with students and communities.