Michael Elphick is a mediator, facilitator and consultant to independent and Catholic systemic schools as well as individual schools and university colleges. Michael has also worked across a variety of sectors including government, health, aged care, education, corrections, law, and community services. Michael currently teaches in the College of Global Studies Arcadia University, Philadelphia U.S.A, and previously he was a sessional lecturer in the School of Education at Notre Dame University, Fremantle and Sydney.
Michael was an education officer with the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice & Community Education, managing several projects including the South Asia study visits and the Asian Pacific Law Internship Program. Michael has participated in human rights delegations to Israel/Palestine, Central America and South Africa.
Michael was a secondary school teacher in Catholic Systemic and Independent Schools for 16 years; he held numerous middle and senior management positions and remains highly regarded as an enthusiastic, engaging educator and as an effective school administrator.
Michael was appointed a Restorative Justice Facilitator within the Forum Sentencing Program of the NSW Department of the Attorney General and Justice. Continuing a career long interest in human rights and community development Michael recently joined the Program Approval Committee of Mercy Works Incorporated.