Ms Katherine Fitzgerald
Teaching areas: Mathematics, Psychology
Katherine completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology and Advanced Mathematics at Macquarie University, graduating with acceptance into the Golden Key International Honour Society.
During this degree Katherine spent most of her spare time volunteering for a range of not-for-profit organisations, strengthening her motivation to empower and educate today’s youth. After moving to Melbourne to pursue a career in teaching, she worked as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tutor within the Australian Catholic University’s Indigenous Higher Education Unit (Jim-baa-yer), while undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary). Katherine has since been employed as a Mathematics Teacher at Methodist Ladies college, focusing on increasing student engagement levels in Mathematics classes through Project and Service based learning.
A fully registered teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching, Katherine aims to deepen her understanding of the relationship between student wellbeing and academic success. As such, she is currently completing a Masters of Counselling at Monash University.
In her spare time, Katherine enjoys maintaining her own health and fitness, regular participating in group fitness classes at the gym and obtaining qualifications as a Les Mills Body Pump Instructor and Yin Yoga Teacher.