Martin Clery is the assistant executive director at the Department of Education's Statewide Services Division, where he oversees the curriculum and student needs support services delivered to public schools across the state. He also represents the Department of Education on a variety of inter-agency policy and advisory groups. Mr Clery began his career in education as a history and geography teacher in 1990. Until 2005, he worked in secondary schools in regional and metropolitan locations. He has also held a variety of professional and curriculum support roles with the Department of Education.