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Manager(s)

Marie Petersen
Marie Petersen
Cluster Manager
Kia ora koutou.   I am the Cluster Manager for the Western BoP RTLB cluster.  I am an Educational Psychologist, having come from a background of primary... Read more 

Practice Leaders

Maryanna Casey
Maryanna Casey
RTLB
I have been an RTLB for 3 years with an additional year of study to complete my Masters of Education in 2016. I have worked for many years in the classroom as a... Read more 
Ruth Fletcher
Ruth Fletcher
RTLB Practice Leader
I am the Practice Leader for the Western BoP RTLB Cluster ‘East’ Team. My Team cover the Schools in Otumoetai, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa and Te Puke area. ... Read more 
Elaine Ford
Elaine Ford
RTLB Practice Leader
Prior to becoming a RTLB in 1999, I was an Itinerant teacher Special Needs, Special Class Teacher, and Mainstream Teacher. For the past 3 years I have been... Read more 

RTLB Staff

Pauline  Bidois
Pauline Bidois
RTLB
Ka nui te mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa. Ko Pauline Bidois tōku ingoa. My classroom teaching background includes teaching in both English and Maori settings at... Read more 
Janet Blaauw
Janet Blaauw
RTLB
I was a classroom teacher for 10 years before winning a study award to complete a Master of Educational Leadership in 2015.  I am passionate about social... Read more 
Lisa  Budd
Lisa Budd
RTLB
I have been a part of the Western BOP RTLB team for 1 year. Prior to becoming an RTLB I worked as a Primary School teacher. I hold a Bachelor of Teaching and I... Read more 
Megan Coombes
Megan Coombes
RTLB
Corrinne Devitt
Corrinne Devitt
RTLB
I began working with RTLB in August 2016 and I absolutely love my job. I enjoy working alongside our amazing team from whom I am constantly learning. Prior to... Read more 
Jenny Dodd
Jenny Dodd
RTLB
My first career was nursing and included working in Texas for 2 years.  Having earlier completed some papers in Education, I realised that I wanted to pursue... Read more 
Renee Dolden
Renee Dolden
RTLB
Kia ora koutou. I have recently joined the RTLB Cluster 18 service, having moved from Auckland where I have worked as an RTLB for  the past three years. Prior... Read more 
Raewyn  Douglas
Raewyn Douglas
RTLB
Nga mihi mahana ki a koutou. My whakapapa links are to iwi of Tauranga Moana - Ngati Pukenga, Ngai Te Rangi and Ngati Ranginui. I am an Educational Psychologist... Read more 
Debra  Dufty
Debra Dufty
RTLB
I am an experienced Resource Teacher Learning & Behaviour. A Primary trained teacher with many years teaching experience in Years 1-8 previously. I have... Read more 
Miriam Ferguson
Miriam Ferguson
RTLB
I have been an RTLB for 5 years. I was a teacher for many years in NZ primary schools before teaching in a SEN Department in a Secondary School in Bromley,... Read more 
Clare Greenwood
Clare Greenwood
RTLB
I am new to the RTLB service after 16 years experience in the classroom. I have worked in a wide variety of schools in New Zealand and the UK. I am proud to be... Read more 
Hannah Hobbs
Hannah Hobbs
RTLB
Ngā mihi. I have recently joined the Western Bay RTLB service after working with Special Education, where I worked in Severe Behaviour and ORS. I have worked... Read more 
Jane Keir
Jane Keir
RTLB
I have been an educator for 30 years in various roles and as an RTLB for seven years. I have taught in both Scotland and New Zealand and thoroughly enjoy... Read more 
Barbara Kelly
Barbara Kelly
RTLB
I have an extensive background in teaching, ranging from New Entrants to teaching English in a Secondary School. I have held senior positions in both country... Read more 
Julie Laidlaw
Julie Laidlaw
RTLB
Kia ora koutou.  I am reasonably new to the RTLB service after being a classroom teacher for over 25 years.  Previous to becoming an RTLB I taught high... Read more 
Ian Large
Ian Large
RTLB
I have worked as a teacher and Dean in secondary and primary schools and have worked as a teacher of deaf and hearing impaired children. I hold a Masters in... Read more 
Karen Mackie
Karen Mackie
RTLB
Sam Mano
Sam Mano
RTLB
I am a new RTLB teacher and have a passion for working with behaviour cases. I am an experienced classroom teacher and have taught from Years 3 to 8 in... Read more 
Travis Moore
Travis Moore
RTLB
Jane O'Carroll
Jane O'Carroll
RTLB
I am trained in Primary teaching with 30+ years experience in the classroom and have always had a passion for supporting ‘at risk’ children, be it learning... Read more 
Jo Orchard
Jo Orchard
RTLB
Prior to becoming an RTLB I was a primary school teacher. I have always had an interest in literacy learning and dyslexia in particular.  More recently I have... Read more 
Rahera  Ormsby
Rahera Ormsby
RTLB
Ko Takitimu te waka Ko Maungaraki te maunga Ko Ruamahanga te awa Ko Ngāti Kahunungu te iwi Kia ora tātou, my name is Rahera Ormsby.  I joined the RTLB... Read more 
Sarah Pearse
Sarah Pearse
RTLB
I have been a teacher for many years in NZ primary schools. In 2012 I began in the role of RTLB servicing schools in central Auckland. In 2017 I moved to... Read more 
Rebecca Pennington
Rebecca Pennington
RTLB
Kia ora koutou, After classroom teaching for eighteen years, the RTLB role is a logical move for me. I have a passion for learning, behaviour and ways we can... Read more 
Kate Preston
Kate Preston
RTLB
I have been an RTLB since the inception of the service and completed my PGDip in Specialist Teaching in Wellington. Prior to this I was one of the original... Read more 
Mary Reynolds
Mary Reynolds
RTLB
I have been an RTLB for the last 16 years. Prior to this I taught in the Special class at Omanu primary school, and before that taught at Awatapu Special school... Read more 
Roger Salisbury
Roger Salisbury
RTLB
I have taught at all levels of the primary sector, in a number of rural and urban schools around the North Island.  Positions held in schools included Senior... Read more 
Lynda Scott
Lynda Scott
RTLB
I have been an RTLB since April 2015 and have worked in Education since 1984. I am passionate about education providing success for all and strive to make a... Read more 
Katrina Stephenson
Katrina Stephenson
RTLB
Tēnā koutou.  I have recently joined the Western Bay RTLB service after 11 years NZ classroom teaching in a variety of schools. Prior to this I taught ESOL... Read more 
Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor
RTLB
I have been an RTLB since the beginning of 2014. I have over 12 years teaching experience in primary, secondary, youth and adult education. I have special... Read more 
Sarah Te Mete
Sarah Te Mete
RTLB