Heidi Weber lives in Loveland, Ohio with her husband and 2 dogs. She has 2 adult daughters. Heidi has a MA in Curriculum and Instruction, as well as a gifted endorsement and is a Google Level 1 Certified Educator. As a National Board Certified Teacher with 17 years elementary experience, Heidi has taught self-contained 1st and 2nd grades; she is currently teaching 3rd and 4th grade gifted reading. Selected as a 2015 PBS Digital Innovator, she is also the proud recipient of the 2015 OCTELA Special Distinction Award for ELA Education and the 2013 NCTE Donald H. Graves Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing. While Heidi has presented locally in her area and state, she has also presented nationally for SDE, NAGC, ILA, ISTE and NCTE national conferences.