About the TEAM

Our committee are always looking for new members to support the team. Get in touch if you are passionate about digital technologies and are willing to volunteer some time.

Sue Beesley – Sue is a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Te Akau ki Papamoa. Sue is the MADE treasurer and Co-ordinator and ensures this event is sustainable.  When Sue was a junior classroom teacher in previous years her students won 1st prize in the Storytelling Year 1-3 category. 

Trudi Fausett – Trudi is a teacher at Taumata School in Pyes Pa, she has a creative mind and loves seeing her learners exploring apps and photography across the curriculum. Her students entries have featured in the winners list several times in the last three years. Trudi is also an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Jo Weldon – Jo is a teacher at Te Akau ki Papamoa School and an Apple Distinguished Educator. Jo is passionate about all things e-learning related and an experienced Year 2, 3 teacher.

Carina Steinmann, Monique Roser and Sheena Brewer from Bethlehem School

Alex Walker – Alex is a beginning teacher at Te Akau ki Papamoa School and teaches a Year 2, 3 class. She is keen on extending her skills and experiences in her e-learning  journey.

Heremia Taingahue – Heremia is a teacher at Te Akau ki Papamoa School, leader of  the Kapa Haka roopu and Te Reo broadcaster on the school radio station. Heremia teaches a New Entrant class and is a keen e-learning consumer.