Cheryl Lacey is a learning and development consultant with a diverse and unique professional portfolio that includes teaching in primary, secondary, early childhood and tertiary settings as well as positions with corporate, not for profit and the small business sector. Cheryl works with schools and businesses in Australia and internationally, specialising in literacy, pedagogy, strategic planning and professional learning diagnostics.

Cheryl has been described as an energetic and motivating professional and the person who best facilitates transformational dialogue. After self-publishing her first book while working as a primary school teacher, Cheryl has worked with Scholastic Australia and Scholastic USA, the Curriculum Corporation, Leader Newspapers, Melbourne Radio and Pearson Education in roles including editor, writer, presenter, producer, consultant and journalist. Cheryl’s knowledge, experiences and storytelling create a platform for seeing education through many lenses. Cheryl maintains the belief that ‘with respectful dialogue and productive partnerships every adult and child can reach their full potential.’