@leonie2015 WA Teacher Librarian of the Year Award, Leonie has been an educator for over 30 years. Initially a primary school teacher, then teacher librarian Leonie has taught in both primary and secondary schools in the public and private sector. She has taught in regional Western Australia (Halls Creek DHS and Exmouth DHS) as well as a number of metropolitan schools. As a library advisor and curriculum consultant for DETWA Leonie travelled throughout Western Australian providing guidance and assistance to schools in library management, information literacy and curriculum development. More recently she was a research assistant at Curtin University as part of the Teaching Teachers for the Future national project and also lectured in Learning Technologies and Scientific Inquiry as part of the Bachelor of Education Program. She is currently working part-time as the head of iCentre at Iona Presentation College.