Heather is the Instruction Librarian in NGL and an Assistant Professor at SHSU. Her responsibilities include coordinating formal and information instruction in and through the Library
Heather is also the Children’s & Juvenile Literature
Librarian and an instructor for NGLI 1101: Research in the Digital Age
and UNIV 1101: Learning Frameworks
Outside of librarianship, Heather serves SHSU, the surrounding community, and the education profession, including her appointed position as Chair of Engaging Spaces
classroom redesign committee.
Prior to joining SHSU in 2018, she spent 23 years as a classroom teacher, school librarian, instructional coach, program coordinator, and campus administrator in a large K-12 public school district in deep South Texas. She also spent 10 years in the private sector for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies in various industries.
• B.A. Psychology, Texas A&M University
• M.S. Library Science, University of North Texas
• Texas Teacher Certifications:
- School Principal (EC-12)
- School Librarian (EC-12)
- Business Education Composite (6-12)Scholarly WorksTeaching PhilosophyResearchLibrary Bill of RightsThe Librarian's Code of Ethics