Clinical Education Assistant
Department: Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: (712) 279-5582
Office Location: Mayfair Campus
- BS, History Education, Brigham Young University-Idaho
- MA, Education with an emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix
Heidi was born and raised in southern Arizona, in a small rural community 40 miles north of the Arizona-Mexico border. She is the oldest of 4 children and both of her parents were educators. She attended college at a small community college in eastern Arizona before serving a mission for her church in Alaska for 18 months. After returning from Alaska, she finished her Bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University—Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho. After graduation, she moved back to Arizona and taught high school and middle school for several years before deciding to make a change to working in higher education. She worked for the College of Education at the University of Phoenix for 4 years, working with students in teacher preparation programs including working with students during their student teaching practicums and during that same time, she was adjunct faculty for the University of Phoenix, teaching online classes. She has also worked as an adult probation officer and as a substitute teacher.
Heidi and her husband have 4 children (3 boys and one girl) and they both work for Briar Cliff. She is an avid reader, loves the outdoors, and enjoys photography. She is also learning to garden and is really enjoying it!