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DipTeach(Primary), GradCertEd(Computing), Advanced Skills Teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator
Karen is an experienced Professional Learning and Development Consultant, supporting educators to effectively integrate digital technologies in learning and teaching, promoting sound pedagogical practice. A qualified teacher with over 30 years experience, Karen has been working in a professional learning consultancy role, full time, for the last 5 years.
Her passion lies in supporting educators through a journey of professional transformation, through the design and delivery of personalised learning plans, in support of the school’s Vision and Mission statements; where information and communication learning technologies (ICLTs) are authentically integrated in the learning and teaching environment, underpinned by sound pedagogical practice.
Ba Ed (Media), Cert IV Training & Assessment, Dip Interactive Media
Anton is a qualified teacher and trainer, with Adobe ACA Certification and over 15 years of experience. He has worked in the fields of video production, animation, web development and rich interactive media, incorporating both the Apple and Adobe software suites.
A professional multimedia practitioner with trainer certification, Anton has presented industry seminars and training, as well as developed curriculum and taught at tertiary level.
Anton is passionate about multimedia and the delivery of quality outcomes using efficient and best work practice. He is constantly evolving and developing his own skills and encourages others to join him in the pursuit of excellence.
MSc. ACT, ACTC
Richard is an Apple Certified Trainer and service engineer. After studying design and photography Richard worked as a museum photographer in the UK, before moving to education.
His 25 years of experience in education includes: training teachers in video production, teaching photography and working as a Media Resources Manager in Secondary and Primary education.
At Designwyse and now CompNow Richard has actively been involved with Apple computer and iPad deployments for many schools. For the last 4 years he has been conducting Apple Mac, iPad and software training at Keysborough.
BA (Multimedia) Cert IV (Multimedia)
Vicki is heavily involved in school strategic planning encompassing whole school community PD options, 1:1 and BYOD planning and infrastructure deployments. She is Apple ACN certified to deliver Apple Professional Development (APD), the iPad Learning Experience and 1:1 Strategic planning.
She has worked in a variety of settings including print, advertising, education and IT, and brings this experience to her role at CompNow. Vicki is passionate about film and animation particularly, but also all things multimedia, particularly in the area of education.
B.Bus (Computing and Information Management), Apple Certified Technical Co-ordinator, Apple Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Professional
Brett has worked in the IT industry since 1996 - and has been a Certified Apple Engineer since 1998. Working as our Integration Manager and providing support to in-house, education and corporate, Brett has developed a broad skill-set in relation to iOS, Mac OS X, Mac OSX Server and Windows Integration.
During the past few years Brett has become our leading Casper Suite specialist and performs Casper JumpStarts around Australia which include performing the setup, installations and training of the Casper Suite. Brett also provides the training for our HelpDesk course and onsite Server training. The courses and training are tailored by Brett, to accommodate customer requirements and scenarios.
Apple Certified Technical Co-ordinator, Apple Certified Systems Administrator
With over 18 years working with Apple and associated products Duncan as a consultant and has worked with some of the leading integration companies at home in Australia and around the world. He is known for his willingness to adapt to new playing fields through embracing different technologies, and his knack for creating modular, re-usable solutions.
Duncan is an Apple Certified Trainer and has spoken at various Apple-centric conferences around the world, including MacSysAdmin and MacWorld.