Jacinta has worked in education roles for nearly two decades, delivering school, university and government-led curriculum, assessment and training programs. She has worked as an educator and researcher with schools (primary, secondary) and universities (JCU, QUT) as well as a project officer with the Queensland Department of Education and Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Jacinta’s expertise is to develop strategic implementations of faculty, school and state-wide programs to meet staff professional learning needs to lift student outcomes.

Jacinta joined ITaLI's Digital Learning Uplift team as a Learning Design Officer in 2021. Jacinta contributes to course development across faculties. She supports the design, production and evaluation of multi-modal learning resources and assessment for synchronous and asynchronous delivery.

Jacinta holds a Master of Digital Design and Bachelor of Education from Griffith University and a Graduate Certificate of Business (Integrated Marketing Communication) from Queensland University of Technology.