Gretta began working as Co-ordinator/Manager with Kilkenny CCC in 2002. Her experience in the sector extends over 35 years. She has worked in a wide variety of child and family support services, schools, and early childhood care and education services.
She has a National Diploma in Child Care, B.A. (Hons) in Social Care, M.A. in Therapeutic Child Care and M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education.
Gretta has particular interest in the value of outdoors and the natural world in early education, is a Forest school leader and a founder member of the Irish Forest School Association.