Dr. Kay Ayre EdD, MLI, Grad Dip (EC), BEd, Dip Teach (Primary)
EdD (Doctor of Education), Queensland University of Technology
Master of Learning Innovation, Queensland University of Technology
Graduate Diploma Early Childhood, Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology
Diploma of Teaching (Primary), Griffith University
Member of the Australian Association of Special Education (AASE)
Dr Kay Ayre is a Lecturer in Education in the School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education at the University of Southern Queensland where she has been a staff member since 2014. Kay teaches diversity, behaviour management and autism spectrum disorder. Kay was awarded her Doctorate in Education in 2013, for her thesis titled “Disengaged and Disruptive: Behaviour Intervention for Boys from Year Four to Year Seven”. Kay’s areas of interests include: helping teachers develop and maintain positive, inclusive classrooms, teacher understandings of serious disruptive behaviour, positive behaviour support and in-school coaching and collaboration. Prior to commencing work as a lecturer, Kay worked for Education Queensland for many years as a classroom teacher, deputy principal, an advisory visiting teacher in behaviour and behaviour team leader.