A.T.C.L. Dip ASCA - Board Member and Examiner Australian Speech Communications Assoc. (ASCA)
Anita has been teaching Speech, Drama and Communications on the Gold Coast for over 30 years and currently has four Gold Coast schools support the implementation of her programme within their curriculum.
She runs her programme by employing dynamic young teachers and has an enrolment of over 400 students. As well as conducting private lessons, Anita is also employed to teach Public Speaking and Choral Verse Speaking classes within the schools and initiate and teach a Prep and Year One Performing Arts programme.
She has been responsible for the production and direction of several large musicals and drama productions involving a cast of over 180 children at a time at the Gold Coast Arts Centre.
Anita has adjudicated many eisteddfods and festivals Australia wide and is a Board Member and Examiner for the Australian Speech Communication Association. She is the past Convenor of the Gold Coast Eisteddfod Speech and Drama division, a position she held for over 15 years.
Anita believes eisteddfods should offer students a positive and encouraging experience as they develop vital communication skills.