Student Director of Post-Graduate Fellowships
Hometown: Bedford, NYRead the full interview
Heather Williams joined the Tucker Foundation staff as an Administrative Assistant in August 2012. Before coming to the Tucker Foundation, Heather worked as a Spanish Teacher and Special Education Assistant in northern Vermont, and obtained an M. Ed. in Special Education from Saint Michael's College. Heather also served as a volunteer with the Board of Directors for the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization fostering the development of leadership skills and encouraging engagement in community service, particularly through working with the Children's Miracle Network and Duke of Edinburgh Award Program. Originally from Malone, New York, Heather attended St. Lawrence University where she majored in Spanish and minored in both Education and Caribbean & Latin American Studies (CLAS). Heather was a Student Ambassador for the study abroad program in San José, Costa Rica, and was an active member of the CLAS Advisory Board. In addition, Heather was a student intern and Assistant to the Director of Instructional Technology for the Modern Languages Department, a Reading & Math Tutor for a local elementary school, and a mentor with the Liberty Partnerships Program for at risk high school students.
Heather is passionate about helping students find avenues of personal growth through academic, leadership, and community service opportunities.
Last Updated: 10/5/12