Director of Design
Heather designs and facilitates learning experiences for Leading Educators' Fellowship program. Before joining Leading Educators, Heather worked at Teach For America-Detroit, where she led professional development for instructional leaders and teachers. She began her career teaching reading at Long Middle school in St. Louis, where she was recognized as Teacher of the Year and was also a Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teaching Award Semi-Finalist, a Pettus Award of Excellence recipient, and a Finalist for St. Louis Public School District Teacher of the Year. Heather holds a B.A. in Political Science and Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.Ed. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.