Speakers

We are thrilled to have so many highly credentialed speakers sharing their expertise across a wide range of topics. Please scroll down to read about each presenter. 

 

Some of our speakers are presenting more than one session - please see the Conference Program for full details of presentations over the two days.

 

Many of our speakers will also be available at their Exhibition booth, if you'd like to continue the conversation with them.

 

 

 

 

ACA Victoria Excellence in ECEC Conference 17 & 18 August 2018

Our fabulous Keynote Speakers

Dr Charlotte Keating

Psychologist

Managing anxiety across the life span at home & at work
Louise Dorrat

Early Childhood Consultant

the nqf- the musical!!

 

ALSO PRESENTING

INTENTIONAL TEACHING:

WHERE DO I BEGIN?

Chris Dee

FSLI (UK)

a passion for outdoor learning in the early years & why it is so important!

ALSO PRESENTING

IMPLEMENTING BUSH KINDER IN YOUR SETTING

Dr Red Ruby Scarlet

Multiverse

the nqf - the musical!!

 

ALSO PRESENTING

CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Craig Harper
high performance in business and life

ALSO PRESENTING

THE "PEOPLE STUFF IN THE  MIDDLE OF THE "BUSINESS STUFF"

Special Guest 
The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Federal Minister for Education

Our other amazing presenters

Aisling Quigley

Cool Karma Collected

mindfulness for everyday wellbeing
Galina Zenin

Bonkers Beat

music & wellbeing practices through the lens of the revised nqs
Martha McKeen

Commonwealth Bank

cybercrime - how to recognise the threats and protect yourself and your business against them
Sharyn Enright

Early Childhood Consultant

managing behaviours of concern
Allan Preiss

McArthur

culture - what it is, why it matters & your role in creating it
Heather Barnes OAM

Early Childhood Consultant

unpacking the exceeding themes and
projects in early childhood
Nesha Hutchinson

Psychologist & Vice President ACA

No Stress OH&S: Mental Health Hacks for Small Business
Josh Staley

Master of Ceremonies

Conjurer

Magician

Amanda Grimmond

The smith family

let's count- a maths workshop
Kelly Goodsir

Kelly Goodsir Consultancy

the learning environment: invitations for learning, not toys on tables and

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: RISING TO THE POTENTIAL OF THE ROLE
Paul Mondo

President ACA and ACA Victoria, Approved Provider Bimbi Early Learning

hot topics of the moment
contribute to OUR INTERACTIVE ART INSTALLATION
Carmel Zeidan

Children's Services Consultant

Child focused transitions: supporting learning, relationships & development
Kerrie O'Neill

Early Childhood Consultant

Reggio Emilia in an australian context
Sarah Stevens

The Smith Family

Let's Count - a maths workshop