Jackie Margraf has been a primary school teacher for more than a decade, and currently holds the following leadership roles: Literacy Lead Teacher, Acting Deputy Principal, and Project Manager for the Education Department of Western Australia under the direction of the Expert Review Group.

Jackie is particularly passionate about improving student literacy and has successfully implemented a number of whole-school programs such as Words Their Way and a home-school reading program which she developed. Jackie works collaboratively with school leadership teams and teachers to ensure that literacy programs cater explicitly to the school’s individual targets and priorities. She also works closely with staff members as a mentor and through modelling best teaching practices designed to equip teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to advance the literacy achievements of students.