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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.“

–Nelson Mandela

Heidi Vazquez

Formerly The Compass School

Heidi has over 15 years of elementary teaching experience in progressive environments. She is a member of Highlander Institute's Educational Strategies Specialist team. She was previously a teacher of grades 3-4 at The Compass School in Kingston, RI. She believes that blended learning can enhance multi-age, project based curriculum. Heidi is a proud resident of Providence, RI. As a Cohort 1 Fuse Fellow she was "...excited to be a student and figure out the next pathway for education and myself." She has found it energizing to collaborate with new people in the field.
  • Created a 2-day personalized PD for 40 teachers who trained 400 other educators
  • Facilitated school site visits for 26 model classroom teachers
  • Piloted a personalized learning platform and shared results with Fuse community


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