Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award
Institution: Mary Immaculate College
Ms Alene O Malley graduated from Mary Immaculate College (MIC) with an honours Bachelor of Education degree and subsequently a First Class honours Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Management. During her time in MIC, she was chairperson of the Cumann Gaelach and is a past pupil of Coláiste Cnoc na Labhras in Limerick. She has presented her research on many occasions including at the Limerick Post-graduate Conference. She also has a minor degree and DELF certification in French. Alene has 10 years teaching experience in rural and urban settings and in special education. She has a particular interest in educational leadership and mentoring newly qualified teachers. She is currently teaching in Limerick City. Alene will be the Fulbright Irish FLTA for Villanova University.