Partnerships & Alumni

Professional Partnerships

The ATI is pleased to have positive working relationships with a range of organisations,
to further our mission of helping to provide the highest quality
education for autistic students.

Western Autistic School

The ATI is a Western Autistic School initiative which sought to address the need for high quality training for teachers to support students with Autism.

Department of Education and Training Victoria

The ATI worked in partnership with DET to deliver the State Wide Professional Learning Program: School-Wide Inclusive Practice (Autism)

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools provides sponsored study funding for teachers in Catholic schools to undertake training with the ATI to further support their work with autistic students.


The ATI is proud to have graduates in schools all over Victoria. We love to hear from our graduates and to keep a list of
where they are working. So please get in touch with us and update your details and let us know where you are working
now. Email us at with the subject 'Alumni Details'.

Adele Field

Principal, Western Autistic School
Graduated in 2013

Louise Dingley

Principal- Rosamond School
Graduated in 2015

Tessa Abbotsmith Youl

Co-principal, Sydney Road Community School Graduated in 2015

Sarah Turner

Assistant Principal, Western Autistic School Graduated in 2010

Lia Bartholomew

Wellbeing Leader, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School Graduated 2014

Sue de Silva

ATI Assessor Education Officer - Learning Diversity Catholic Education Sandhurst Graduated 2010

Ulea Lopez

Learning Specialist, Niddrie Autistic School Graduated in 2010

Michelle D'Souza

Eastern Ranges School
Graduated in 2013

Melissa Tannenberg

ATI Assessor Sunbury & Macedon Ranges Specialist School Graduated 2008

Marisa Corsetti

Student Wellbeing Coordinator at Craigieburn South PS