Kathleen is Director of Performing Arts at Presbyterian Ladies’ College Perth, Western Australian, a State Kodaly committee member and doctoral candidate at the Australian Catholic University. Her 30-year education career has covered ELC-Year 12, tertiary institutions and community involvement. Her work in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia has focused on pedagogical praxis, curriculum and assessment development and teacher mentoring, within the independent schools’ sector. Her doctoral research; Reframing Music Education: Teacher perspectives on engaging with data, investigates the perspectives of teachers on using data to enhance both qualities of teaching and student learning outcomes. In 2018 she presented as a part of the Conservatorium of Music University of Western Australia Callaway Research Seminar Series and at the Kodaly National Conference, Perth. She has presented at the 23rd International Kodaly Symposium – Alberta, Canada, and the XXth Australian Society for Music Education National Conference and at State seminars and conferences.