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Trish Karedis

Trish leads the Melbourne School by drawing on her many years of teaching children with autism at Giant Steps Sydney. Her experience includes supporting primary and secondary students in both specialised and mainstream education settings. Based on the success of Giant Steps Sydney model, her vision is to create a school of excellence, catering for the complex needs of students with autism. She draws on her extensive leadership experience at both organisational and instructional levels to establish and expand the school to support more students and families.
Trish is committed to guiding and strengthening the professional collaboration between teachers, therapists and educators within the school. She is passionate about this creative process and its positive impact on student outcomes. She is a strong advocate for students with special needs and is committed to building partnerships to foster inclusion within the wider community. Trish holds a Master of Communication Management, a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences).