Canterbury Public School

Participation, Equity, Excellence

Telephone02 9718 2884

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Staff list

Executive staff

Berlinda Cook – Principal

Lisa Haller – Assistant Principal Early Stage One

Bryony Herborn – Assistant Principal Stage Two, Learning Support and Specialist Teachers

Lisa Wright – Assistant Principal Stage Three

Kristy Do Canto – Assistant Principal Special Education Unit

Class teachers

Grace Valastro – KV

Tony Kim – KF

Mai Quintal – KQ

Meghan Ryan – 1/2R

Kim Santarossa – 1/2S

Gaby Aitkin – 1/2K

Alenka Madzar – 3/4M

Carmel Aiello – 3/4A

Griffin Jones – 4/5J

Lisa Wright, Michele Kellington and Mark Healy – 5/6 Learning Lab

Support unit

Christine Nasser and Gina Perez – K/5N

Sadie Davies – K/6S

Kristy Do Canto – K/6D

James Lockwood – K/1J

Robert Lay – K/4L

Specialist teachers

Lisa Haller – Reading Recovery and Librarian

Bryony Herborn – Learning and Support Teacher

Dora Koursaris – English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D)

Rong Xie – Community Language Other Than English (CLOTE) - Chinese

Andriana Filiopoulos – Community Language Other Than English (CLOTE) - Greek

Amanda Kenny and Linda Askin – Release from face-to-face (RFF)

Student learning support officers

Brigid McGill                                      

Sonya Nassif

Karen Quinn

Melissa Saunders

Keiko Seino                                       

Linda Vigorito

Administration and other staff

Sharon Muir – District Guidance Officer

Tracey Keen – School Administrative Manager

Annamarie McKay – School Administrative Officer