APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists

South Australian Committee Information

Below are details of the current committee and vacancies. The APS is always on the look out for members who are interested in joining a Member Group committee, to help support and promote members, the profession, and the APS. For more information about joining a Member Groups committee, click here.

Have questions? Please feel free to contact committee members via PsyCommunity direct message here or reach out to APS Member Groups via [email protected].


Mrs Andrea Fernandez
Andrea is an endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist, a Fellow of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychology, and a board-approved supervisor. She is the current Chair of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychology, South Australia and Northern Territory Section.

Andrea is a College Psychologist at Mercedes College, a co-educational Reception to Year 12 College in Adelaide, and has previously worked in several roles within the Department for Education in both metropolitan and regional South Australia. Andrea is passionate about supporting children to reach their potential and overcome challenges in their learning and wellbeing. She has a strong focus on evidence-based practice. She also enjoys supporting other psychologists in their professional endeavours.

Andrea is happy to field any queries regarding CEDP membership in SA and NT.


Position vacant


Mrs Anne Way
I am the Director of Wellbeing - College Psychologist at Mercedes College, a Catholic Co-educational R-12 school in Adelaide. I have been a member of the APS since 1987 and hold Fellow membership of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. I enjoy supporting College CPD and networking activities via my SA Section committee membership role, and am happy to field any member or potential member enquiries related to SA Section activities.


Position vacant

Committee Member

Mrs Maria Larobina

Committee Member

Miss Rhianne Bacon

Committee Member

Ms Penelope Atherton