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Natalie Packer
SEND Expert and Author
The Perfect SENCO and The Teacher’s Guide to SEN

Natalie is an Independent Education Consultant specialising in SEN and school improvement. She develops and delivers a wide range of training and support to primary, secondary and special schools, local authorities and other organisations. Natalie is a consultant for a 4-18 school in Dubai and a trustee of a recently formed multi-academy trust.

Natalie has previously worked for the National Strategies SEN Team and DfE implementing the Achievement for All (AfA) project to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEN. Prior to this, she worked for several local authorities across the East Midlands as an Adviser for SEN and School Improvement. She has had primary headship experience and has previously been a SENCO. In 2015, Natalie was a member of the DfE Assessment without Levels Commission.

Natalie is the author of The Perfect SENCO, an essential read for those wanting to develop their strategic SEN role effectively. Her next book, The Teacher’s Guide to SEN, was published in February 2017.