As an Educational Specialist for the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation Heather works with teachers, children and families to encourage a strong understanding of child development. She also supports groups interested in creating and maintaining Nature Explore Classrooms. With a Master’s of Liberal Studies degree in Child Development and Culture Studies, she most recently served as a State-Based Infant Toddler Specialist at Zero to Three National Institute for Infants Toddlers and Families. Heather has spent more than 15 years training and supervising Early Childhood professionals. She has considerable experience working with Early Head Start and the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation.