Jane has worked in teacher professional development since 2007. During that time she has provided both literacy and ESOL professional development to schools across NZ. She has worked in Schooling Improvement Initiatives, the Accelerating Literacy Learning Project (ALL) and was a Practice Leader at Learning Media while working in the Ministry of Education Literacy and English Language Learning professional development contract

Jane's CV is available for download, click here.

Email: jane@tools4teachers.co.nz

Ph: 021 037 6870


Charlene has worked in professional development since 2012, providing literacy support to schools. She has particular expertise in writing. Charlene previously worked at learning Media in the CPL Ministry contract. Prior to this she worked at a large international school in China where she was trained in the "Readers and Writers workshop" method of teaching literacy. Before leaving NZ to work in China, she was the DP at a large Auckland intermediate school.

Charlene's CV is available for download, click here.


Ph: 022 017 2638




Andy joins Tools 4 Teachers to provide both literacy and mathematics professional development. Andy has a wealth of knowledge and experience as a classroom teacher, school leader and has mentored a number of Beginning Teachers and graduate students. Andy has a particular strength with developing effective relationships with students, parents, family whanau and colleagues. She is also extremely knowledgeable about teaching at the Y0 level and can offer support for schools that are beginning new classes at the New Entrant level. Andy has received a Senior Scholar Award from the University of Auckland and has a deep pedagogical understanding of teaching and learning. 

Email: andy@tools4teachers.co.nz

Ph. 027 286 1582

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Erin is an experienced teacher and school leader who has taught a range of year levels. Most recently, she has lead a very successful ESOL and learning support department in a large, multicultural school in East Auckland. In 2017, Erin was invited to work alongside the Ministry of Education on a resource to help teachers to understand and complete their ELLP forms accurately.   Erin’s strengths lie in engaging struggling learners and students from ESOL backgrounds, with a particular focus on literacy.

Email: erin@tools4teachers.co.nz

Ph: 021 126 4846