For the majority of the last 20 years, Sandra has taught in a variety of early childhood settings, including kindergarten, home-based education and childcare. Her roles have included teaching, management, professional learning and leadership responsibilities.
Sandra is interested in providing support for programmes involving all aspects of early childhood education and has a particular interest in the home-based, and infants and toddlers models.
- Environment development
- Planning assessment and evaluation
- Infants and toddlers
- Home-based education
- NZEI (New Zealand Educational Institute)
- New Zealand Home-based Early Childhood Education Association
I grew up in Balclutha, South Otago as a daughter of Dutch Immigrants. I moved to Dunedin to commence my career in early childhood education and have stayed here for the last 24 years. I am married with three young children and I enjoy recreational time with family and keeping fit.