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ICT Educators Committee

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  • Ms Jo Dalvean

    Chair
    MACS Snr

    Jo has proudly served the ACS in a number of elected roles at State and National levels since 2008. In national roles, Jo has overseen ACS policy development and submissions, and is currently a member of the Working Group overseeing ACS’s Constitutional Reform. For over 20 years, Jo has specialised in the governance, change processes and delivery of digital projects, with a focus on improving customer trust in systems and data. Jo’s early career was in advertising and publishing, managing transformation to digital technologies. Her recent work focus is on large compute service provision and sensitive data collaboration and linkage platforms in ISO 27001 environments.

  • Mrs Michelle Chomiak

    Member
    MACS

    Michelle is a Digital Technologies educator in Perth, WA with experience teaching in Primary and Secondary contexts. Michelle originally joined the ACS in 1995 as an Oracle Developer, going on to enjoy a career in IT in London, before returning to Perth for more senior development and Project Management roles. A career change to teaching as an ICT Specialist was followed a year later by the introduction of Digital Technologies to the national primary and secondary school curriculum, where Michelle used her IT industry background to create high-quality new courses for the students. Currently teaching at an Independent K-12 school in Perth, she is a mentor with the Girls Programming Network, and runs Professional Learning workshops for other educators. Michelle presented at the 2019 FutureSchools conference in Melbourne, was awarded ECAWA's 2019 Digital Technologies Teacher of the Year, and has been selected as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2020-21. She also set up the first Cyber Security co-curricular club at her school, run in conjunction with ECU and CISCO, gaining a certification for herself in the process. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a Diploma in Project Management, a Graduate Diploma in Education, and is currently studying a Master’s degree in Education majoring in Digital Technologies at Sydney University. Michelle plans to use the knowledge gained to help other educators and inspire the next generation of IT professionals.

  • Mr Jacob Curulli

    Member
    MACS Snr

    Jacob has over 15 years of experience in the field of information technology, specialising in the education sector. He completed his Master’s degree in Information Systems at Curtin University, graduating with Distinction. Jacob is a certified Apple Learning Leader and Apple Teacher and is passionate about ensuring the next generation of technology users are equipped with the skills to thrive. Jacob has served as the CTO for Flaktest Gaming, an esports organisation, and as the CTO for Game On Australia, a video game multimedia organisation. His professional interests and expertise include cybersecurity, governance, and risk management.

  • Ms Ghada Fahmi

    Member
    MACS

    Ghada Fahmi began her career graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. She went on to complete a Master of Education , ASFI certificate in Computer Teaching and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training. She has specialized in Edutech, developing an international career in the fast developing field. Ghada has worked in the Australian and British educational systems in the United Arab Emirates, lectured on ICT in education across China and most recently in digital technologies at Caulfield Grammar School in Victoria

  • Ms Sue Isbell

    Member and ACS Representative to ACCE
    AACS

    Sue is an experienced Head of Department of over 20 years at Kelvin Grove State College, an innovative and futures-focussed Prep to Year 12 Independent Public School near the Brisbane CBD. Sue’s diverse and constantly evolving role includes a cross-curriculum focus on digital pedagogy, professional learning and digital tools. She leads and teaches Digital Technologies (ICT) curriculum implementation (including VET qualifications), line manages the Middle Senior Library (incorporating a MakerSpace and DigiSpace) and previously managed the ICT infrastructure and services program for many years. With the implementation of new Digital Technologies national curriculum and Queensland Senior curriculum including VET, Sue embraced her College Executive Principal’s “raise your gaze” challenge, seeking opportunities for greater industry engagement (including within the start-up community), active participation in industry partnerships and programs (including Queensland Gateways to Industry Schools Programs), and building talent pipelines into the ICT and related industries rather than through traditional pathways. Sue is passionate about enabling and supporting others to build their digital confidence and capabilities to become influencers and change-makers, rather than just being impacted by digital disruptive technologies (as identified in the 2017 Australian Computer Society Deloitte Digital Pulse report). Sue was awarded a Gold Disruptor - ICT Educator of the Year at the 2018 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards. She joined the QSITE Board and the Australian Computer Society ICT Educators Board and was accepted as a Queensland Community Digital Champion in 2019. Sue was recently a Highly Commended finalist in the 2020 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards after being nominated by a parent in her school community.

  • Mrs Sharon Singh

    Member and ACS Representative to IFIP TC3
    MACS

    Sharon Singh is the Head of e-Learning and Innovation at St Johns Anglican College, Australia. An experienced educator and leader in IT and Computer Science for more than 20 years, she has worked in Fiji, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and South Korea. Sharon was a senior project officer at the Department of Education, Queensland, before joining St Johns. She has been an examiner for the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). Her experience includes the IB DP, MYP and PYP; the North American Advanced Placement (AP); the IGCSE; and the Australian Curriculum. With her passion for innovation Sharon proactively provides thought leadership and commentary on technology education and computer science for educators globally. She is the Australian Country Member Representative to the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 3 (Education) and the Secretary to IFIP TC3 Executive Committee; is a member of the ACS PAB ICT Educators Committee; a board member of QSITE; and a CSIRO STEM professional. Sharon is a recipient of 2019 ACS Gold Disruptor award for ICT Educator of the Year; and is a gold medallist of the University of the South Pacific. She is a Queensland Justice of Peace (Qualified) and an international faculty for Haggai International.