Heather is currently the Managing Director of Service Impact and Evaluation at City Year Boston. Prior to this, she was the Director of High School Prep and the Director of Academics & Program Evaluation for Buffalo Prep, a non-profit education organization serving under-represented youth in grades 5-12. Heather has a B.A. in Psychology, an M.S. in Education, and Ph.D. in Sociology of Education, and is also New York State certified in school and district leadership. She has 16 years of experience working for equity and access in education including: teacher and administrator at the K-12 level; diversity education and research consultant for secondary and postsecondary institutions; public and private school college readiness education consultant; mentor to students of color and economically marginalized youth; and an adjunct instructor for several teacher education programs in Western New York. Heather has published several articles on education and co-authored a book titled, “Class Warfare: Class and Race in Affluent and Elite Secondary Schools.”