Heather (she/her) is the Executive Assistant and Special Projects Associate. In this role, Heather will provide essential administrative support, including managing the flow of information between the President and CEO and Teach Plus staff and external stakeholders. She will also manage logistics for quarterly board meetings and will collaborate with other national and state-based staff on special projects.
Prior to joining Teach Plus, Heather spent seven years in public education as a Kindergarten Assistant in Fairfax County, VA. She has been a tutor with MyKidzCoach Program providing one-on-one tutoring services, via Zoom, to elementary students during the Coronavirus pandemic. In her previous role, Heather was Director of Operations at the Mickey Group, where she executed events and educational seminars, designed promotional and informational materials, and managed scheduling and administrative tasks.
Heather is passionate about education and social justice advocacy, and excited to contribute to a mission that centers the needs of students and teachers. Heather is also a former Equality Rider, Daisy Scout Troop Leader, and current Cake4Kids volunteer baker. She holds a BA in Psychology from James Madison University.