Meet The Team

CAGE Executive 2019


Julie Rogers, President

Julie has taught in junior, middle and senior schools in both state and private schools in NZ and England. Julie was a founding member of CAGE and is passionate about providing opportunities for teachers to collaborate. Julie has taught from year four to thirteen and has been the gifted coordinator at a range of schools. She has led specific programmes such as Extension Maths, Philosophy and Future Problem Solving.

Julie is passionate that gifted students, should be identified early and receive a programme targeted to their needs.

 

 

 


Joanne Clark, Secretary, Executive

Joanne is a Year 7 - 13 drama specialist and GATE co-ordinator.

Joanne focuses on developing extension programmes within curriculum programmes; she also has a role as a Specialist Classroom Teacher {SCT} and develops performing arts enrichment programmes.

 

 

 

 

 


Carla Gibson, Website, Executive 

Carla is experienced in middle school education, having experience in teaching from years seven to ten. She has taught in a range of schools and has recently helped lead the establishment of the year seven to eight levels at a secondary school. Currently she is a dean and team leader and is responsible for national standards and gifted education in years seven and eight.

She is especially interested in gifted programmes in mathematics and in differentiating learning for gifted students within integrated classroom programmes. 

 

 

 


Bridget Compton-Moen, Treasurer, Executive

Julie has taught in junior, middle and senior schools in both state and private schools in NZ and England. Julie was a founding member of CAGE and is passionate about providing opportunities for teachers to collaborate. Julie has taught from year four to thirteen and has been the gifted coordinator at a range of schools. She has led specific programmes such as Extension Maths, Philosophy and Future Problem Solving.

Julie is passionate that gifted students, should be identified early and receive a programme targeted to their needs.

 

 

 


Jonathon Ritchie, Executive

Jonathan has been working as a teacher since 2006 teaching from year three to year six. He has also worked as a Sports Coordinator for five years and has recently taken over as the Gifted and Talented Representative at his school.
 
Jonathan is looking forward to helping gifted children gain the experiences and teaching necessary to develop their talents further. 

 

 

 


Francesca Hickey, Executive, 

Joanne is a Year 7 - 13 drama specialist and GATE co-ordinator.

Joanne focuses on developing extension programmes within curriculum programmes; she also has a role as a Specialist Classroom Teacher {SCT} and develops performing arts enrichment programmes.

 

 

 

 


Petra Dyer, Executive

Petra is a Year 7 - 13 GATE Coordinator, History and English teacher. Petra oversees the GATE service, organising and selecting programmes and opportunities for the extension and enrichment of gifted students e.g. Chess, Philosophy, Future Problem Solving, Robotics and creative technology and mentoring.

Petra runs a GATE Key Team to develop strategies for enhancing the learning of highly able students and promotes personalised learning.