Bernadette Meneze


Kindergarten Paraeducator

Bernadette Meneze joined team St. Clare in 2015 as Paraeducator in the Kindergarten classroom. Prior to St. Clare School, she spent several years working as a Substitute Teacher and Para Educator in a Special Inclusion Program for the Mountain Whisman School District.

Bernadette started her career working as a Consular Assistant at the Australian Consulate General where she spent 10 years with the Marketing Advisory Service, Migration Program and also passports and visas administration.  She then ventured into the corporate world at Imperial Chemical Industry (ICI) in their Family Health business, providing marketing assistance in the Skincare and Vetcare areas. After a long break during which she had the best job being “mom” to her two children, she obtained her Teachers Permit in Early Childhood Development and Certificate of Specialization allowing her to pursue her passion to work with children.

Outside school, Bernadette enjoys traveling, fun times cooking in the kitchen with the family, and walking her dog Sammie.

Carla RippsteinStaff