Originally training as an early childhood teacher, Lou Cimetta taught across the early years and primary years before moving to leadership positions at school and system level.
Lou worked for ten years at the Catholic Education Office in Western Australia, focusing on teaching and learning initiatives. She has been an instructional coach supporting schools to draw on research and evidence to improve literacy and numeracy results. Lou also developed digital learning strategies, led the digital learning team and represented the National Catholic Education Commission on cross-sectoral digital learning working parties during her time at Catholic Education.
Lou most recently worked as a development executive at Apple supporting local, national and international educational institutions in utilising technology to maximise learning opportunities. As part of this role she opened up new markets, developed education content and designed powerful learning experiences for leaders and educators.
Lou now works as an independent consultant supporting the education sector with strategic planning, adult learning design, onsite learning, offsite events and educator resource development.