Heidy LaFleur is a vibrant, positive and common sense leader with explosive passion for helping people understand and guide students to success. She is a forever teacher, former school administrator and most importantly, a mother who has lived through a life-changing trauma with her family. As an assistant principal, the unthinkable happened in a place where she never imagined was possible. She wakes up every morning to spread the message that our job is to make EVERY day the BEST day for EVERY child.
With her personal experience being the foundation of her work with kids who struggle, she has worked with hundreds of students in need of an understanding, positive and compassionate adult in their lives. Her true purpose in life is to help others with strategies that impact the lives of children of all ages.
Heidy’s undergraduate studies were in Elementary Education at Drake University where she earned a full volleyball scholarship. Her graduate work in Educational Leadership took place at Northeastern Illinois University. She has authored Hop on the Clue Bus – A Common Sense Guide to Leadership, which shares that perspective and attitude, are significant pieces to effective leadership, as well as, Hop on the Clue Bus – A Common Sense Guide to Conquering Teacher Evaluation. In 2016, she was awarded the Double D Award from Drake University which is the highest honor bestowed on alumni student-athletes for work in their field of study. Heidy is a grateful wife of a firefighter/paramedic and proud mother of three beautiful children.
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