Heidi has been in the education field for over 10 years. She believes all students can achieve academic success through a strong foundation with literacy. Heidi began her career as an elementary teacher in the public schools. After raising her family, she returned to work in the business sector in a leadership role. She has experience in developing and presenting adult learning and working with teachers and school administrators in professional development. Most recently, she was a second grade teacher for a private school in Pittsburgh. Having earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Vincent College, she went on to get a Master’s Degree from Duquesne University in Education.
Heidi resides in the Pittsburgh suburbs with her family. She has three children. Her daughter is attending college for a special education degree and has two boys in high school and middle school. She enjoys watching her sons participate in school sports. In her spare time, Heidi enjoys walking her dog and cooking Italian.