Heather has had a love for children since she was a child, and that love has grown into adulthood. She knew early on teaching young children was her destiny. She studied early childhood development in college, completed her non-violent communication training, along with 10 years + of educational workshops to further her knowledge, and understanding to meet the needs of the children she works with as best as possible. Heather has been teaching preschool in NVC, constructivist, play based settings for the past 8 years. She also spent 2 years co-teaching elementary, and middle school in a project based setting. Heather lives in Redondo Beach with her husband, 2 children, 2 cats, and dog; where they enjoy gardening, creating, cooking, dancing, making music, and spending endless hours at the beach.