Meet the Team

Dora Karas - Head of Teaching & Learning

Dora Karas comes to the CEAV Institute with over 30 years of teaching experience in the Secondary sector. She is a professional member of ACCE and an active committee member who has worked as a profes… View bio

Susan Elmasri - Trainer & Assessor

Susan Elmasri has been an educator for almost twenty years and worked in a range of learning settings. After teaching internationally, she returned to Australia to deliver career and pathway education… View bio

Penny Hysen - Trainer & Assessor

Penny Hysen is a professional member of ACCE and has a wealth of careers development experience in the education sector before commencing as a Trainer and Assessor for the CEAV Institute. Her professi… View bio

Kerry Brookes - Trainer & Assessor

Kerry Brookes comes to CEAV Institute with over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of Secondary and Training settings including Secondary, Special Needs, Independent, Community and Alternate… View bio

Carlene Kirvan - Trainer & Assessor

Carlene Kirvan has a diverse career background having worked in various roles within industries that have included trade and retail, financial institutions, performing arts, and education. Her most re… View bio