Victoria’s professional background is not-for-profit sector management, community development and youth work. Victoria holds the AMI 0-3 Diploma. She has two adolescent children, both of whom attend Montessori programmes. Since becoming a mother in 2001 she ran a busy independent parent education practice. Victoria was instrumental in the development of the first Montessori adolescent programme in an Australian government school which commenced at Templestowe College in 2012. Victoria currently works as part of Montessori Australia’s management team and is responsible for the Australian Centre for Montessori Studies, the Montessori for ageing and dementia work, Montessori in public schools and the Pregnancy to Parenting Australia project.