Sapna’s deep and enduring knowledge, expertise and passion for the wellbeing of young people is evident in the way she builds trusting relationships with them as a teacher.
Sapna has earned a professional reputation as a teacher leader, supporting schools through targeted professional development provision that complements the school’s current student well-being programs and approaches.
Sapna worked with the Featherbrook teaching staff to support and strengthen their professional knowledge and practices specific to building emotional and social skills with the Prep – 2 students. She initially sought to understand the school’s approach to student well-being before developing the subsequent workshops firstly with the whole staff, juxtaposing it with the SWPBS framework followed by more team-specific based workshops and conversations.
Sapna provided and recommended relevant resources for the teachers to use…generously continued to be a source of professional support beyond her immediate work with the Featherbrook teaching staff. Her expertise and influence…has enriched the SWPBS approach to student wellbeing.