HTASA - History Teachers' Assocation of SA

Committee Members

President

Paul Foley  (Paul.Foley@Loreto.sa.edu.au)

Paul Foley, Head of Humanities at Loreto College, Adelaide. Paul is President of the History Teachers’ Association of SA and is also President of the History Teachers’ Association of Australia. He formerly taught in regional Victoria and London and has been a regular contributor to PD activities for History teachers. Paul also represents History teaching on various boards and committees including DVA Consultative Forum (SA) and is Chair of the Simpson Prize. He enjoys reading biographies and all History. Paul has a particular interest in modern Vietnamese and Cambodian History which has seen him return to the classroom as a student and study Vietnamese language.

 

Vice President

Malcolm Massie  (mmassie@scotch.sa.edu.au)

Malcolm Massie is Head of Faculty for Humanities at Scotch College Adelaide.  Prior to his 28 years at Scotch he taught in Invercargill, New Zealand.  Malcolm was SA History Teacher of the Year (2014) and has twice been recognised by the Geography Teachers Association for excellence in teaching through the  D.D.Harris Award (1998 and 2007 ).  Malcolm also plays in and runs the Scotch College Pipe Band

 

Secretary and Contest Coordinator.

David Albano  (dalbano@scotch.sa.edu.au

David Albano is the International Student Coordinator at Scotch College.  He has been an executive member of the HTASA for three years and has presented a number of engaging workshops at both state and national history conferences.  He has a keen interest in American Civil Rights, Revolutions, and the Israeli Palestine conflict.  He also has a very strong interest in bias and reliability in modern media.  He currently holds a double degree in History and Education and is working towards a M.A.Ed.

Treasurer  

Roger Williams  (Roger.Williams906@schools.sa.edu.au)

Studied at Adelaide Uni where he graduated with BA Hons and Dip Ed. There and subsequently Roger's main interests arre modern European and U.S history.  He is still awaiting an opportunity to teach the latter. Over the years he has read widely and acquired a good knowledge also of Australian and Medieval history.  Over the past 42 years he has had 10 years in Port Augusta and subsequently in a number of metropolitan schools where most of the time he also teach maths. Currently Roger is in his 8th year at Salisbury East. Away from teaching I live in the hills, work at a relationship, read a lot, practice being a peasant, follow cricket and follow the Power. 


Committee Members

Neil Blenkinsop (nblenkinsop@emmauscc.sa.edu.au )

 


Carol Fine-Clementi  (Carolyn.Fine-clementi@moc.sa.edu.au)

Carol Fine-Clementi has been a teacher for over 40 years. She has taught in both the independent and government systems and is currently at Mark Oliphant College, a government B-12 school in Munno Para. Carol is keen to see more American History being taught in schools as she strongly believes that the USA not only has had a major impact on Australia’s past, but also continues to influence its present and future. Outside of her teaching, Carol is studying Hebrew and enjoys walking with her dogs


Elizabeth Heuzenroeder  (EHeuzenroeder@sac.sa.edu.au )

 

 

Elizabeth currently teaches at St Aloysius College, Adelaide. Her passion for History inspired her to join the HTASA committee in 2013 and since then, she has presented workshops at state and national conferences with a particular focus on Early Career Teachers and using ICT in the History classroom. Throughout her seven years’ teaching experience, Elizabeth has taught middle and senior years History, English, Research Project, Geography and Religious Education in both single-sex and co-educational classrooms. She loves to study History through travel; her most interesting experiences include attendance at the ANZAC Centenary celebrations in Gallipoli as a chaperone for the Premier’s Anzac Spirit School Prize in 2015, and a trip to Israel and Palestine.

 


Elspeth Grant (Elspeth.Grant@moc.sa.edu.au)

Elspeth is the coordinator of English, Humanities and Social Sciences at Mark Oliphant College, where she has taught since 2014.  She represents HTASA on the History Council of SA and RSL Virtual War Memorial education reference group.  Her previous roles included curator at the Migration Museum, manager of Ayers House Museum and summer research scholar at the Australian War Memorial.  She was named South Australia’s Emerging Historian of the Year in 2013.  Elspeth is passionate about engaging students from low socio-economic and culturally diverse backgrounds in history.


Georgy Jureidini  (GJureidini@seymour.sa.edu.au)

Georgy has an abiding interest in politics and history as well as administrative, environmental and criminal law.  Completing a Graduate Diploma in Education in 2009, she has taught across all year levels in her early work as a relief and then contract teacher, gaining insight into the many approaches taken across a variety of schools. She has been Head of Humanities at Seymour College since 2015, teaching Senior Modern History (Stage 1), Society and Culture (Stage 2), Research Project and Year 10 History. Her particular interests are sustainable development, governance, Positive Psychology and innovation in teaching. She loves to read, camp and, every now and again, ski.


Kellie Woolford  (kellie.woolford@uhs.sa.edu.au)


Kirsty Raymond  (Kirsty.Raymond@pulteney.sa.edu.au)

Kirsty is currently SACE Coordinator at Pulteney Grammar School. She has previously Head of Humanities Faculty (R-12). Kirsty has a Bachelor of Classical Archaeology with Honours, a Graduate Diploma in Education and is currently working on her Masters in Teaching at Adelaide University. Throughout her 16 years teaching experience, Kirsty has also worked at Gladstone High School and St Columba College. Having taught across Middle and Senior Schooling, Kirsty has developed a passion for Senior History teaching and specialises in American Civil Rights and Slavery, Human Rights, Indigenous perspectives and the French Revolution. She also regularly runs sessions for Early Career Teachers (‘How to Develop a Career'), and has lectured in relation to Historical Skills, Thematic Approaches to the Australian Curriculum, and approaches to the Historical Study (formerly Individual History Essay).


Wendy Martin  (wmartin@xavier.catholic.edu.au)

Wendy began teaching at Murray Bridge High School and is working at Xavier College, Gawler. She has also taught in Sydney, Connecticut, Launceston, Canberra and Adelaide, and is a graduate of the University of Adelaide. She was treasurer for HTAA, represents HTASA on HASS, and is part of HTASA’s communications sub-group. Wendy was involved in the Australian History Curriculum’s development, and its SACE Board implementation. She is creating middle school Humanities assessment tools prioritising thinking skills. As a history teacher she most enjoys guiding students to recognize connections and patterns in world history. She enjoys visiting places with rich histories.

 
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Committee Members

President

Paul Foley  (Paul.Foley@Loreto.sa.edu.au)

Paul Foley, Head of Humanities at Loreto College, Adelaide. Paul is President of the History Teachers’ Association of SA and is also President of the History Teachers’ Association of Australia. He formerly taught in regional Victoria and London and has been a regular contributor to PD activities for History teachers. Paul also represents History teaching on various boards and committees including DVA Consultative Forum (SA) and is Chair of the Simpson Prize. He enjoys reading biographies and all History. Paul has a particular interest in modern Vietnamese and Cambodian History which has seen him return to the classroom as a student and study Vietnamese language.

 

Vice President

Malcolm Massie  (mmassie@scotch.sa.edu.au)

Malcolm Massie is Head of Faculty for Humanities at Scotch College Adelaide.  Prior to his 28 years at Scotch he taught in Invercargill, New Zealand.  Malcolm was SA History Teacher of the Year (2014) and has twice been recognised by the Geography Teachers Association for excellence in teaching through the  D.D.Harris Award (1998 and 2007 ).  Malcolm also plays in and runs the Scotch College Pipe Band

 

Secretary and Contest Coordinator.

David Albano  (dalbano@scotch.sa.edu.au

David Albano is the International Student Coordinator at Scotch College.  He has been an executive member of the HTASA for three years and has presented a number of engaging workshops at both state and national history conferences.  He has a keen interest in American Civil Rights, Revolutions, and the Israeli Palestine conflict.  He also has a very strong interest in bias and reliability in modern media.  He currently holds a double degree in History and Education and is working towards a M.A.Ed.

Treasurer  

Roger Williams  (Roger.Williams906@schools.sa.edu.au)

Studied at Adelaide Uni where he graduated with BA Hons and Dip Ed. There and subsequently Roger's main interests arre modern European and U.S history.  He is still awaiting an opportunity to teach the latter. Over the years he has read widely and acquired a good knowledge also of Australian and Medieval history.  Over the past 42 years he has had 10 years in Port Augusta and subsequently in a number of metropolitan schools where most of the time he also teach maths. Currently Roger is in his 8th year at Salisbury East. Away from teaching I live in the hills, work at a relationship, read a lot, practice being a peasant, follow cricket and follow the Power. 


Committee Members

Neil Blenkinsop (nblenkinsop@emmauscc.sa.edu.au )

 


Carol Fine-Clementi  (Carolyn.Fine-clementi@moc.sa.edu.au)

Carol Fine-Clementi has been a teacher for over 40 years. She has taught in both the independent and government systems and is currently at Mark Oliphant College, a government B-12 school in Munno Para. Carol is keen to see more American History being taught in schools as she strongly believes that the USA not only has had a major impact on Australia’s past, but also continues to influence its present and future. Outside of her teaching, Carol is studying Hebrew and enjoys walking with her dogs


Elizabeth Heuzenroeder  (EHeuzenroeder@sac.sa.edu.au )

 

 

Elizabeth currently teaches at St Aloysius College, Adelaide. Her passion for History inspired her to join the HTASA committee in 2013 and since then, she has presented workshops at state and national conferences with a particular focus on Early Career Teachers and using ICT in the History classroom. Throughout her seven years’ teaching experience, Elizabeth has taught middle and senior years History, English, Research Project, Geography and Religious Education in both single-sex and co-educational classrooms. She loves to study History through travel; her most interesting experiences include attendance at the ANZAC Centenary celebrations in Gallipoli as a chaperone for the Premier’s Anzac Spirit School Prize in 2015, and a trip to Israel and Palestine.

 


Elspeth Grant (Elspeth.Grant@moc.sa.edu.au)

Elspeth is the coordinator of English, Humanities and Social Sciences at Mark Oliphant College, where she has taught since 2014.  She represents HTASA on the History Council of SA and RSL Virtual War Memorial education reference group.  Her previous roles included curator at the Migration Museum, manager of Ayers House Museum and summer research scholar at the Australian War Memorial.  She was named South Australia’s Emerging Historian of the Year in 2013.  Elspeth is passionate about engaging students from low socio-economic and culturally diverse backgrounds in history.


Georgy Jureidini  (GJureidini@seymour.sa.edu.au)

Georgy has an abiding interest in politics and history as well as administrative, environmental and criminal law.  Completing a Graduate Diploma in Education in 2009, she has taught across all year levels in her early work as a relief and then contract teacher, gaining insight into the many approaches taken across a variety of schools. She has been Head of Humanities at Seymour College since 2015, teaching Senior Modern History (Stage 1), Society and Culture (Stage 2), Research Project and Year 10 History. Her particular interests are sustainable development, governance, Positive Psychology and innovation in teaching. She loves to read, camp and, every now and again, ski.


Kellie Woolford  (kellie.woolford@uhs.sa.edu.au)


Kirsty Raymond  (Kirsty.Raymond@pulteney.sa.edu.au)

Kirsty is currently SACE Coordinator at Pulteney Grammar School. She has previously Head of Humanities Faculty (R-12). Kirsty has a Bachelor of Classical Archaeology with Honours, a Graduate Diploma in Education and is currently working on her Masters in Teaching at Adelaide University. Throughout her 16 years teaching experience, Kirsty has also worked at Gladstone High School and St Columba College. Having taught across Middle and Senior Schooling, Kirsty has developed a passion for Senior History teaching and specialises in American Civil Rights and Slavery, Human Rights, Indigenous perspectives and the French Revolution. She also regularly runs sessions for Early Career Teachers (‘How to Develop a Career'), and has lectured in relation to Historical Skills, Thematic Approaches to the Australian Curriculum, and approaches to the Historical Study (formerly Individual History Essay).


Wendy Martin  (wmartin@xavier.catholic.edu.au)

Wendy began teaching at Murray Bridge High School and is working at Xavier College, Gawler. She has also taught in Sydney, Connecticut, Launceston, Canberra and Adelaide, and is a graduate of the University of Adelaide. She was treasurer for HTAA, represents HTASA on HASS, and is part of HTASA’s communications sub-group. Wendy was involved in the Australian History Curriculum’s development, and its SACE Board implementation. She is creating middle school Humanities assessment tools prioritising thinking skills. As a history teacher she most enjoys guiding students to recognize connections and patterns in world history. She enjoys visiting places with rich histories.

 
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