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Heather Wood

Healther Wood, Program Coordinator for the Business Training Center's Center for Educational ExcellenceBefore joining NHTI, as a full time professor in the Education Department, Heather worked as an elementary reading and writing specialist and special education teacher. She also has experience teaching math and science at the high school and college levels. She earned her BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, her MEd as a Reading and Writing Specialist from Plymouth State University, and her EdD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Walden University. Heather teaches education and math courses, supervises student teachers, and coordinates the Center for Educational Excellence. Her professional interests include reading and math intervention and cognitive learning strategies..

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Kelly Moore Dunn

Kelly Moore Dunn, Department Heald Education DepartmentKelly has worked for over 30 years as educator in K-12 schools and teaching at the college and university level. She has worked as a special educator, resource teacher, case manager, consultant, college professor, graduate program director, and director of TECP. Before coming to NHTI, she taught at Notre Dame College and Southern New Hampshire University. Currently, she is head of the education department, the Director of the Teacher Education Conversion Program and the Director of the Center for Educational Excellence. She teaches courses in special education and supervises student teachers and practicum students. She serves on the Council for Teacher Education for the State Board of Education. Her professional interests include special education, learning disabilities, cognitive coaching, teacher preparation and adult learning. She earned her B.S. at the College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, and her Master’s Degree in Learning and language Disabilities from Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, Florida.

The Center for Educational Excellence is committed to addressing the professional development needs of New Hampshire educators through affordable training focused on best practices.  We offer trainings and workshops both on and off campus and work with schools to design professional development for teachers, paraprofessionals, and staff. 

  • To learn more about how the Center for Educational Excellence can partner with your school to provide professional development based on your needs, please contact Heather Wood.

FREE Fall Educational
Technology Workshop Series

Amy Gillam, NHTI’s Professor of Educational Technology, will be presenting a series of free after-school workshops geared towards K-16 educators.  These hands-on workshops provide opportunities to learn about and practice using new technologies to enhance your instructional practices. 

  • Digital Do’s and Don’ts for Educators
    Monday, October 3, 4 - 5 pm
  • Apps for ESOL Students
    Monday, November 7, 4 - 5 pm
  • Online Resources for Math Education
    Monday, December 5, 4 - 7 pm

Contact Lynn Tilton to register for one or all of the workshops at (603)271-6484 ext. 4325

Workshops will be held in Grappone Hall Room 323 on the NHTI Campus in Concord.  Click here for a campus map

Devices will be available for use, but participants are encouraged to also bring a personal device.   


Heather Wood
(603) 271-6484 x4358
Fax: (603) 230-9307

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