A psychology graduate, she was a primary school teacher for twenty years. She was seconded temporarily under the Progetto Stranieri and at the Millevoci Intercultural Centre of Trento. She currently coordinates the Intercultural Trento Network for the Aldeno-Mattarello Comprehensive and the seven comprehensives of Trento. She worked for many years with the Department for Education, Universities and Research of the Autonomous Province of Trento, with the Provincial Institute for Educational Research and Experimentation (IPRASE Trentino) and with the Teacher Training Centre of Rovereto on intercultural issues and teaching Italian as a second language to foreign pupils. Her most recent publications include: Per una scuola più saggia che sapiente, in T. De Mauro and D. Ianes (ed.); Giorni di scuola. Pagine di diario di chi ci crede ancora, Centro Studi Erickson (2011); Studiare matematica e scienze in italiano L2. Unità di apprendimento per alunni stranieri della scuola primaria (with P. Maniotti), Centro Studi Erickson (2010).