Before 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..
Kelly Moore Dunn
Kelly 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.