Ms Bennett grew up in Philadelphia, PA, USA, where she attended Temple University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication. She later received a Master of Education Degree from Arcadia University with a focus in Special Education. Most recently, she completed the Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements.
In addition to teaching, Khalifah has supported students through roles such as Residential Assistant, Therapeutic Support Staff, Case Manager, and Instructional Coach.
Khalifah draws from her colourful past as a professional entertainer, American football player, and competitive cheerleading coach when she approaches her Head of Hall and Learning Support Coordinator roles. She is always ready to tackle a challenge and does so with an upbeat spirit and compelling voice.