Heather has been a high school teacher in Chicago Public Schools for over 12 years. She has taught English, Drama, Speech, IB Theory of Knowledge and Journalism. Currently, she teaches 9th-grade MYP Language and Literature and Journalism 1 and 2 at Ogden International High School where she also advises the multimedia Owl’s Eye newsroom. She enjoys helping students find ways to share their voices with the world. She loves to travel, hike, camp, read and meet new people.