Arian Ploeg completed a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) in 1997 through Macquarie University. Since this time Arian has been involved with early childhood settings as a teacher, manager, group manager, as well as a leader of a training organisation dedicated to the professional development of early childhood educator and leaders. Arian is also involved with and completed Master level studies in Information Management and has conducted research assistant work with universities in Victoria and New South Wales.