TLC's Louise Parker & Lauren Germanotta Named 'The Educator Rising Stars' for 2024

is thrilled to share the exciting news that two of our esteemed educators, Louise Parker and Lauren Germanotta, have been honoured by The Educator, a prestigious national publication, in their annual Rising Star list for top educators in Australia under 35. This recognition underscores their exceptional dedication and passion, setting them apart as shining examples in the field of education.

Louise Parker and Lauren Germanotta have demonstrated remarkable leadership and innovation in their respective portfolios, embodying our College's ethos of excellence and commitment to student success. Their inclusion in The Educator's Rising Star list is a testament to their unwavering dedication to their craft and the positive impact they have on the lives of our students.

Chris Duncan, CEO of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA), commended this year's Rising Stars for their exemplary qualities, stating, "Their presence and confidence in the classroom, the capacity to think on their feet, strong subject knowledge acquired from a sound undergraduate degree and a passion for wanting students to learn and keep learning" distinguish them as standout educators.

Both Louise and Lauren have not only demonstrated excellence in teaching but have also shown a deep commitment to ongoing professional development and growth. Their innovative approaches to education, coupled with their genuine care for the holistic development of their students, have earned them the admiration and respect of their peers and the wider educational community.

As a community, we take great pride in celebrating the achievements of Louise and Lauren. Their recognition as Rising Stars in education is not only a testament to their individual talent and dedication but also a reflection of the high standards of teaching and learning that define .

Please join us in congratulating Louise and Lauren on this well-deserved honour. Their passion, innovation and commitment to excellence inspire us all and serve as a shining example for educators everywhere. We look forward to witnessing their continued success and impact on the future generations of learners.

To learn more about Louise Parker and Lauren Germanotta and their inspiring journeys in education, you can visit The Educator's website .

About Lauren

Lauren's pursuit of a Masters in Educational Neuroscience has equipped her to share valuable insights about the brain with students, tailored to their age and understanding. Collaborating with them, she empowers students to grasp how their brains function and how they can optimise their cognitive wellbeing through factors like sleep, nutrition, exercise, social connections, stress management and memory techniques.

About Louise

A proud First Nations woman from Dharug Country, Louise is currently in her second year of teaching and holds the role of junior mathematics coordinator. In this capacity, she is committed to crafting and implementing a contemporary and innovative mathematics curriculum for junior secondary students. Her approach emphasises clear expectations, consistency, accessibility and high-quality learning outcomes, with a focus on maximising achievement for all students through innovation and continual improvement.