Originally a Scottish research scientist, Yvonne Reilly, BSc (Hons), PGCE, MSL (Num), started teaching maths and science at Sunshine College, Melbourne, Australia in 2007. Yvonne completed her Master degree in school leadership, specialising in numeracy, at Monash University in 2011. She co-authored several papers with Jodie Parsons describing the work at Sunshine College, and has presented at Mathematics Association of Victoria conferences since 2009 and at international conferences. The change she has led in maths education at Sunshine College has been highlighted in the media. She was a finalist as educator of the year in the Brimbank Australia Day awards 2014 and collected an award for “dedicated service to the community”at the annual Brimbank Australia Day Thanksgiving awards. Yvonne is mum to Lauren, Jordan and Ryan.