Maree Costantini

Maree Costantini is an experienced K-6 teacher who has worked in western Sydney schools for 12 years. She is a trained Reading Recovery teacher and has spent many years teaching early literacy and mathematics skills to students. She established and developed the Learning Centres program in her school to meet the learning needs of Kindergarten students from a disadvantaged area with a diverse range of language backgrounds by scaffolding children’s play to target literacy and numeracy skills. The play based program has since been implemented across K-2 in her school. She is currently mentoring teachers to implement best practise literacy and numeracy programs in her role as Deputy Principal Instructional Leader.