Ann Aisatullin has been a kindergarten teacher for many years in metropolitan Adelaide. She has also taught in remote kindergartens in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far north of South Australia and in a range of Jewish kindergartens in Melbourne including Ultra-Orthodox kindergartens.
Ann has specialized in promoting inclusive education strategies including a mini-thesis researching the benefits of an inclusive visiting program between children from a Special School with moderate to severe intellectual disability and children in a mainstream government kindergarten. She has also researched inclusive education practices for culturally and spiritually diverse communities including the Aboriginal Kaurna community of the Adelaide Plains. She participated in a Seminar at the University of Helsinki with Professor Arto Kallioniemi and Dr. Heidi Rautionmaa after participating in a panel in Toronto at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2018.
Ann is the Treasurer for Religions for Peace Australia. She is a member of the Multifaith Association of South Australia where she was President for a short period in 2012/13. She is on the steering committee for Interfaith Matters and is an early childhood consultant for Connect4children, a playgroup made up of families from many different faiths and cultural traditions. Ann is a member of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change and has been involved in the Living the Change initiative and has assisted in presenting the Divestment course Align Your Finances with Your Faith. She is an Emergency and Disaster Chaplain with the South Australian Government and is a member of the Jewish community.