Heidi joined The Compass School in 2004 after teaching at the Charles River School, an independent school in Massachusetts from 1999-2004. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Sociology from Stonehill College. She has a Master of Science degree in School Counseling from the University of Hartford. Heidi has been working and volunteering with youth of all ages and community organizations since her years at Stonehill College. More recently, she presented Project Based Learning at the National Charter School Conference in 2012. In 2014, she became of FUSE RI Fellow with the Highlander Institute. This program focuses on innovative teaching and learning practices in blended learning happening around the state. She is supporting another district with their blended learning strategic plan over two years as part of the fellowship. Both of Heidi’s children attend The Compass School.