Leadership in Dallas
Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Dallas by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.
Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Dallas
Heather is an experienced educator with over a decade of service to the students of Dallas ISD, currently serving as the proud Executive Director, Vice President of City Year Dallas. Since joining CY Dallas, Heather has worked with the team to bring Dallas’ staff culture to an all time high and has built strong relationships with Dallas ISD leaders and principals to ensure strong outcomes for students.
Prior to beginning her work at City Year, she successfully led two different campuses in Dallas ISD serving as a principal for 5 years. During that time, Heather significantly changed the culture of her school and took her schools climate from the bottom five to the top five in Dallas ISD, created a 23% increase in teacher retention, and positively impacted student academic achievement.
Heather is a proud Dallas native and graduate of Dallas ISD making our work with the over 6,000 students daily truly come full circle.