“A passionate teacher, I thrive on seeing my learners every morning and feel deeply honoured that their parents have chosen to place them in my care. A good and open relationship with the parents is an important part of helping the learners achieve their goals whilst offering them the support they need. My hope is that every learner will feel the love and support I create in the classroom.”

After obtaining her B Ed degree, Mareli went on to gain nine years’ experience working with special needs children, across different grades, in a mainstream environment. In addition, Mareli also brings with her four years’ experience working with special needs children at the Tina Cowley Reading Centre.