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2010 Awards for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession

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APTA would like to congratulate the following 2010 Awards for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession recipients:

Rosie ANTENUCCI South Australia
Jules ALDOUS Victoria
Trevor STANLEY Queensland

Rosie Antenucci

Rosie Antenucci Rosie Antenucci’s supportive leadership, vision and collaboration with educators at state and national levels have had a significant impact on the teaching profession.

Rosie Antenucci is the President of the South Australian ESL Educators, Executive member of the Council of Education Associations of South Australia (CEASA) and has served as the President of the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA). Through Rosie Antenucci’s leadership of the South Australian ESL Network Service Providers, eight ESL Consultants are employed full time throughout South Australia to support the work of teachers of ESL students. 

Rosie led the development of detailed Teacher Standards for ESL Teachers (accepted nationally and on the ACTA website). She has contributed to the work of Teaching Australia (now the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)). Rosie has developed a training package for teachers in New Arrivals Programs (NAP) as well as curriculum resources. She has led the Innovative Schools Project brining Primary and Secondary Schools into explicit research around process and impact data that measures school Improvement strategies.

Rosie is a strong advocate for Student Well being. She is the author of ‘Working with ESL New Arrivals: creating positive classroom environments, a resource for school leaders and teachers.’ Rosie has facilitated the inclusion of African students in the Operation Flinders Project and maintains liaison with Juba University in Southern Sudan.

Jules Aldous

Aldous_Jules Jules Aldous has contributed to Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association and the teaching profession in terms of time, intellect, leadership and expert knowledge over her entire teaching career.

Jules Aldous has tirelessly served the Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association and its members by serving on the Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association Board of Directors, for over 10 years, including serving a term as President. She has been a member of the VCTA's Board of Directors Executive Management Group for eight years, a group which takes responsibility for policy and financial governance of the VCTA.

Jules Aldous has represented the VCTA at a national level on the Executive of Business Educators Australasia, the peak national body for Australian and New Zealand business educators. 

Ms Aldous has presented at the Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association professional learning activities for over 15 years, particularly those in VCE Legal Studies. She has led the VCTA's reviews of a range of member services including the recent move of VCTA's journal Compak to an online environment.

Jules Aldous has edited and contributed to the Legal Studies section of Compak for in excess of 10 years. She has produced a vast range of engaging and varied classroom activities for teachers to use with students in year levels 9 to 12. Jules has mentored new teachers through the delivery of Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association services. During her years as VCTA President, Jules was instrumental in establishing Mentor, VCTA’s online discussion groups for various business education subject disciplines. In addition she was a driving force behind the establishment of Comchat, an additional online member discussion group.

She has initiated and maintained networks between the Victorian Commercial Teachers' Association and a range of authorities, personnel and bodies of relevance to the teaching of Legal Studies.


Dr Trevor Stanley

T_Stanley_1B The Executive Committee of the Business Educators’ Association of Queensland (BEAQ) nominates Trevor Stanley for the Award for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession.

Trevor has demonstrated consummate leadership and expert innovation for the Business Educators’ Association of Queensland (BEAQ) and was awarded Fellowship of the association in 2009 for his service. He has been a member of the Executive Committee for twenty four and a half years and during this time he has served as Treasurer for three years and as Secretary for three years, as well as being a member of the Conference, Finance, Accounting Competition, Promotions and Accounting Student Forum committees. 

Trevor is a regular presenter at our Annual State Conference and Professional Development days and he authors many contributions to BEAQ publications. He has initiated numerous activities, including the annual Accounting Student Forum and the BEAQ Accounting competition.

Through his exceptional efforts, Trevor has assisted the association to grow in membership, to keep up-to-date with innovative practices in conducting associations, to ensure the association is of value to its members and to ensure its financial stability.