Our role

To improve learning outcomes for deaf/hard of hearing students in mainstream schools. We aim to do this by providing professional development and support for teachers working with the student. This may include teacher aides, classroom teachers and specialist teachers (Staffing Transfer Teachers).

Our support services

  1. Modules
    • Personalised Professional Development Modules at Distance (delivered via Skype).
    • Self-directed, online Module Bites.
  2. Personalised professional development visits to schools, including visiting with and assessment of the student’s present needs as required.
  3. Support for schools via phone, email, Skype.
  4. Resources on request.

Contact

Angela Wightman

Angela Wightman

Speech/Language

e: awightman15@vanasch.school.nz
s: awightman15
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 857

Angela Wightman

Speech/Language Therapist

e: awightman15@vanasch.school.nz
s: awightman15
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 857

Olwyn McGibbon

Olwyn McGibbon

Specialist Resource Teacher

e: omcgibbon78@vanasch.school.nz
s: owlet_s
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 857

Brenda Sargent

Brenda Sargent

Specialist Resource Teacher

e: bsargent113@vanasch.school.nz
s: brenda.sargent51
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 857

Brenda Sargent

Specialist Resource Teacher

e: bsargent113@vanasch.school.nz
s: brenda.sargent51
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 857

Sue Beaton

Sue Beaton

Specialist Resource Teacher

e: sbeaton131@vanasch.school.nz
s: seebee31
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 817

Fiona Bellinger

Fiona Bellinger

PA to Head of Specialist Services and Regional Coordinators

e: fbellinger16@vanasch.school.nz
p: 03 326 6009 ext: 838
m: 027 562 8687